After weeks of teasing fans with full album streams of Sky Blue Sky, Wilco has announced a bunch of tourdates. Here's where they are playing so far....
04-16 Brisbane, Australia - The Tivoli
04-18 Melbourne, Australia - The Palais Theatre
04-19 Melbourne, Australia - The Palais Theatre
04-21 Sydney, Australia - Enmore Theatre
04-22 Perth, Australia - Metropolis Fremantle
05-19 Somerset, England - Butlins Minehead (ATP)
05-20 London, England - Shepherds Bush Empire
05-21 London, England - Shepherds Bush Empire
05-23 Cologne, Germany - Live Music Hall
05-24 Berlin, Germany - Kesselhaus
05-25 Hamburg, Germany - Grosse Freiheit 36
05-26 Dresden, Germany - Alter Schlachthof
05-28 Stuttgart, Germany - Longhorn
05-29 Paris, France - Le Bataclan
05-30 Gent, Belgium - De Vooruit
05-31 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
06-02 Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Sound Festival
06-13 Davenport, IA - Adler Theater
06-15 Indianapolis, IN - Murat Theater
06-17 Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo
06-19 Atlanta, GA - Chastain Park Amphitheatre
06-20 Charlotte, NC - Ovens Auditorium
06-22 Red Bank, NJ - Count Basie Theater
06-24 Northampton, MA - The Pines
06-25 New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom
06-28 Boston, MA - Bank of America Pavilion
06-29 Shelburne, VT - The Green at Shelburne Museum
06-30 Toronto, Ontario - Massey Hall
07-07 Kongsberg, Norway - Kongsberg Jazz Festival
07-12-15 Suffolk, England - Latitude Festival
07-20 Benicassim, Spain - Festival Internacional de Benicassim
Last time they hit New York back in '04, with a couple of solo Tweedy shows thrown in along the way - so it's been awhile since they've played The Big Apple and I'm extremelly excited to see them again despite the fact they're playing the Hammer.
Also if you pre-order the new album you'll get some nifty extras....
Every album pre-order will get a free video download (compatible with iTunes, iPods, or playable in Quicktime on your computer) of Wilco performing a track from Sky Blue Sky at their loft. The video will be available for download within the next few weeks and we will notify you when it is ready.
We are giving away 7 different prizes (one per week) between now and the release date. Pre-Ordering early gives you the best chance of winning, as you'll be re-entered in the drawings each week (unless you win). Here's what you can win....
- One (1) Winner will get the entire Wilco back catalogue on cd (including a signed copy of Sky Blue Sky)
- One (1) Winner will get the latest from each side project on cd/dvd: The Autumn Defense, Glenn Kotche's Mobile, The Nels Cline Singers' the giant pin, Loose Fur's Born Again In The USA, Jeff Tweedy's Sunken Treasure
- One (1) Winner will get the Wilco vinyl back catalogue (includes out of print Summerteeth, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, A Ghost Is Born, and a signed copy of Sky Blue Sky)
- One (1) Winner will receive the complete poster set from 2007
- One (1) Winner will get 2 VIP tickets (includes 2 great seats, 1 post and 2 shirts at the show) to any 2007 Wilco show. Transportation to and from the show is on you.
- One (1) Winner will get a free iPod shuffle with Sky Blue Sky album on it
- One (1) Winner will get a signed film proof of the cover art