Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival Lands Levon Helm, Thurston Moore

Written by March 1st, 2011 at 12:52 pm

The lineup for the 2011 Solid Sound Festival has been solidified. Curated by Wilco, the alt-country band will also headline on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25. Also performing are Levon Helm, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Glenn Kotche, Syl Johnson, Dave Douglas, the Handsome Family, Here We Go Magic, Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion, and more. Moore will also play a set with Pillow Wand, his collaboration with Nels Cline.

The Solid Sound Comedy Cabaret will be hosted by John Hodgman (The Daily Show, Bored To Death) and feature Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show), Eugene Mirman (The Colbert Report, Flight of the Conchords) and Morgan Murphy (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon).

The event will take place from June 24-26 at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, which will be open to festival goers throughout the weekend. Tickets are available from solidsoundfestival.com.

Solid Sound 2011 Festival Line-Up:

Wilco (Friday + Saturday headlining sets)
The Levon Helm Band
Thurston Moore
Pillow Wand (Nels Cline & Thurston Moore duo)
Glenn Kotche
The Autumn Defense
Pronto
Comedy Cabaret curated by John Hodgman featuring Wyatt Cenac, Eugene Mirman and Morgan Murphy
Syl Johnson & The Sweet Divines
Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy
Handsome Family
Liam Finn
Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound
Here We Go Magic
Sic Alps
Purling Hiss

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