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  • WATCH: Wilco's Jeff Tweedy forecasts the weather on WGN Morning News!

    WATCH: Wilco's Jeff Tweedy forecasts the weather on WGN Morning News!
    "You can read, I hope. If you can operate a TV." Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy took over for Paul Konrad on today's WGN Morning News, delivering the seven day forecast. "Seven days seems kind of optimistic to me." Let's just say I would watch Tweedy do...
  • Old Town School rolls out historic song archive

    Old Town School rolls out historic song archive
    The Old Town School of Folk Music has had a lot of legendary and influential artists pass through its doors during its 55 years, and many of them have been documented on recordings that up until now have been available only to the school’s music...
  • Local Q&A: Santah

    Local Q&A: Santah
    Band name: Santah Sound: On its debut effort, "White Noise Bed," the local quintet flirts with the same exploratory Americana championed by bands like Whiskeytown and Wilco. Fitting, since the album was recorded at the late (former Wilco member) Jay...
  • Woody Guthrie's music welcomes new multitudes

    Woody Guthrie's music welcomes new multitudes
    Decades ago, Woody Guthrie wrote the sparse lyrics for a song he never got around to recording, “New Multitudes,” a plea to future generations to stay the course: “Give me my new multitudes/Gonna build my world over/Gotta have new...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Friends with Kids' star/writer/director Jennifer Westfeldt

    Video/Q&A: 'Friends with Kids' star/writer/director Jennifer Westfeldt
    In “Friends with Kids,” platonic friends Jason (Adam Scott of “Parks and Recreation”) and Julie (writer/director Jennifer Westfeldt) decide, for lack of a better option, to have a baby together. Westfeldt says the decision might...
  • PASSINGS

    Susanna Agnelli Member of Fiat dynasty Susanna Agnelli, 87, a member of Italy's powerful Fiat auto dynasty and a former foreign minister, died May 15 in a Rome hospital. She had been at Gemelli Polyclinic since April 3 after breaking a leg in a fall....
  • Top weekend shows: Jeff Tweedy, Ted Leo

     
    Jeff Tweedy: As Wilco has grown to an arena-level act, it has lost some of its spontaneity, which is why the solo concerts by the band’s founder tend to be a little looser and freer. And, oh yeah, it’s a......
  • The Alex Chilton panel at SXSW: "Those whom he touched, were touched immutably"

     
    If the Big Star show that became a tribute to the late Alex Chilton on Saturday in Austin had the weight and solemnity of church, the panel about the band and its lost leader offered the insight and revelation of......
  • Lollapalooza announces 2010 lineup

     
    Green Day is one of the headliners at Lollapalooza 2010. View Greg Kot's 10 most exciting acts HERE. On Tuesday, Lollapalooza will confirm its 2010 headliners as previously reported in the Tribune and other news sources: Lady Gaga, Soundgarden, Green........
  • The 42 most memorable pop music moments of 2009: Part II

     
    Worst apology song: Chris Brown’s “Famous Girl.” In one of the most baffling and repellent songs of the year, Brown quotes a bevy of top 40 hits to accuse Rihanna of starting their notorious fight, sleeping around with Drake and......
  • Album review: Roseanne Cash's 'The List'

     
    When Rosanne Cash was 18, her father, music legend Johnny Cash, gave her a list of 100 country, blues, folk and gospel songs he felt it vital that she learn to love. For her latest full-length release, she's chosen a......
  • Ex-Wilco Member Dies at Age 45

    (WGN-AM)- Jay Bennett, a former member of Chicago-based rock band Wilco, died Sunday, according to a posting on the Web site of his record label. He was 45. Bennett was a multi-instrumentalist member of Wilco from 1994 to 2001. His acrimonious split...