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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/wilco-set-to-start-world-tour-adds-european-shows-in-spring-2010-02-04

    Wilco 2009 horiz fisheye

    February 04, 2010|0 comments

    Wilco begins its world tour at the University of Montana's Adams Center in Missoula this Sunday. Concerts in the American Pacific Northwest and into Canada follow, leading to the band's free LiveCity Vancouver performance as part of the festivities surrounding the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The band has now added several tour stops in Europe this May, including shows in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, and Italy.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/wilco-to-perform-on-late-late-show-with-craig-ferguson-preps-for-grammy-week-events-2010-01-28

    Wilco 2009 horiz fisheye

    January 28, 2010|0 comments

    Tune in to the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson tonight for a performance from Wilco. The band is in L.A. for Grammy Week, which culminates in Sunday's awards ceremony; Wilco (the album) is up for Best Americana Album of the Year. Other Nonesuch nominees include Allen Toussaint, Shawn Colvin, Amadou & Mariam, and Oumou Sangare. Wilco will join k.d. lang, Emmylou Harris, T Bone Burnett, and others Friday night in honoring Neil Young as MusiCares Person of the Year.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/wilco-offers-concert-downloads-for-donations-to-haiti-relief-efforts-2010-01-25

    Wilco 2009 horiz scrim

    January 25, 2010|0 comments

    To support relief efforts in Haiti, Wilco is offering two of its performances from last year as free downloads to anyone who makes a minimum donation of $15 to Oxfam or Doctors Without Borders. The two shows are last summer's show at KeySpan Park in Brooklyn, New York, and the fall show at the HMV Forum in London.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/wilco-announces-march-april-us-tour-dates-2010-01-04

    Wilco 2009 horiz fisheye

    January 04, 2010|0 comments

    Wilco will play a run of 16 concerts in Eastern US cities beginning in Miami on March 22 and culminating in Pittsburgh on April 11. The concerts are presented as An Evening with Wilco and will feature extended, varied sets exploring material from each of the accomplished Chicago sextet’s seven studio albums. The tour includes concerts in Clearwater, Savannah, Atlanta, Durham, Richmond, Bethesda, Montclair, Providence, Boston, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/ny-times-washington-post-boston-globe-mtv-nonesuch-albums-among-the-years-best-2009-12-21
    December 21, 2009|0 comments

    Two New York Times music critics have Nonesuch albums on their Top Ten lists: Rokia Traoré's Tchamantché and Oumou Sangare's Seya. The Washington Post has Alarm Will Sound's a/rhythmia in its Top Ten classical albums; the Denver Post has Richard Goode and John Adams. Two Boston Globe critics have Wilco (the album) on their lists, while others there add BlakRoc and Seya. MTV includes Wilco plus Amadou & Mariam's Welcome to Mali. PopMatters and American Songwriter cite Wilco as well, while the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle lists Allen Toussaint's The Bright Mississippi.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/several-nonesuch-artists-make-year-decades-best-lists-wall-street-journal-sunday-times-time-out-wnyc-2009-12-18
    December 18, 2009|0 comments

    The Wall Street Journal sees Allen Toussaint's The Bright Mississippi as an example of "cause for optimism" in music this year. The Sunday Times places Amadou & Mariam's Dimanche à Bamako among the best pop/rock music of the '00s. Time Out includes Oumou Sangare's Seya and Christina Courtin's debut among the year's best albums and NYC performances by Toumani Diabaté and Wilco among the year's best shows. In "a phenomenal decade for world music," says WNYC, Ali Farka Touré's Savane is among the decade's best, with Youssou N'Dour's Egypt at No. 1.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/ap-wilco-allen-toussaint-dan-auerbach-amadou-mariam-albums-among-years-best-2009-12-11
    December 11, 2009|0 comments

    The Associated Press has announced its Top Ten list of the best albums of 2009, and on it are Wilco's Wilco (the album) at No. 3 and Allen Toussaint's The Bright Mississippi at No. 9. Included as Honorable Mention is Dan Auerbach's solo debut, Keep It Hid, and Amadou & Mariam's Welcome to Mali is "also one of the year's best."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/independent-uk-names-wilco-the-album-album-of-the-year-the-low-anthem-also-among-years-best-2009-12-11
    December 11, 2009|0 comments

    Wilco's latest Nonesuch release, Wilco (the album), has been named Album of the Year by the Independent, which has an exclusive interview with Jeff Tweedy as well. In a year that has been "a fine year for albums," the paper's Andy Gill calls Wilco's newest "an extraordinary achievement." Also on his list of favorites is Oh My God, Charlie Darwin from The Low Anthem, "this year's most intriguing new Americana-indie offshoot." The Boston Herald concurs, placing both albums on its Top 10 of 2009.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/rolling-stone-decades-best-are-wilco-black-keys-amadou-mariam-brian-wilson-randy-newman-2009-12-09
    December 09, 2009|0 comments

    Rolling Stone has announced its 100 Best Albums of the Decade, and five Nonesuch releases have made the list, including two albums from Wilco and one each from The Black Keys, Amadou & Mariam, and Brian Wilson. Wilco is also on the magazine's list of the decade's Top 100 Songs, for "Jesus, Etc.," joined by Randy Newman, for his Harps and Angels track "A Few Words in Defense of Our Country." OMM includes the Amadou & Mariam album and Ali Farka Touré's Savane on its list of the decade's Top 50.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/wilco-kronos-quartet-allen-toussaint-amadou-mariam-make-years-best-lists-from-times-uk-spin-2009-12-08
    December 08, 2009|1 comments

    The Times (UK) weighed in on the decade's best music late last month, including Nonesuch albums in each of four categories. Now, the Sunday Times  offers its list of the best albums of 2009, and Nonesuch artists are one again represented across genres: Wilco for Wilco (the album) in rock/pop, Kronos Quartet's Floodplain in world, and Allen Toussaint's The Bright Mississippi in jazz. SPIN includes Wilco (the album) and Amadou & Mariam's Welcome to Mali on its own list of the year's best.

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