Sacred Rose is a music pageant happening from August 26-28 at Chicagoland’s Seatgeek Stadium. In the present day, it’s been introduced that Grateful Lifeless icon Phil Lesh will headline. The Phil Lesh & Buddies lineup for the present consists of Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and Nels Cline, and the set is being billed as a one-off present beneath the identify Philco. Additionally performing with Lesh are Jeff Chimenti, Karl Denson, John Molo, Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, and Elliott Peck.
“Nels and I are honored to be requested to hitch Phil and Buddies for Sacred Rose,” Tweedy stated in a press release. There was a lot about Phil and the Lifeless to be impressed by over time, from their longtime musical brotherhood to their fantastic and incomparable music, to their relentless touring and longevity. However maybe the largest inspiration is their dedication to the neighborhood that has grown up round them. This can be a trait that we in Wilco deeply respect and have aimed to emulate over time. There’s nothing higher than enjoying music with your mates, to your buddies.”
Philco won’t mark the primary time Wilco and the Lifeless have collided: The band’s cowl of “St. Stephen,” alongside Bob Weir, appeared on the 2016 Purple Scorching compilation Day of the Lifeless. Wilco’s new album Merciless Nation was simply launched.
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