Wilco's Solid Sound Festival Features Dallas' The Relatives
Wilco has just announced the lineup for their Solid Sound Festival, to be held June 21 to 23 at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, and amidst the Yo La Tengo's and Neko Case's is West Dallas' own funk and gospel heroes The Residents.
Photo by Jay Barker West Dallas' The Relatives last March: Review.
-Watch: Long-Lost Dallas Funkers The Relatives Stomp and Shimmy Through New York City
-The Relatives - Ben E. Keith World Stage - 3/3/12
-Feature: The Relatives Bring the Gospel to the Masses
The full lineup is below; tickets are $124 for a three-day pass if you get 'em soon.
The Relatives have experienced a renaissance of late, riding a larger neo-soul revival with the same steady hand that's guided them through more than 40 years, on and off. Though they remain much more popular outside of their hometown, they still live and preach in Dallas.
Solid Sound Lineup 2013
"Border Music" featuring Marc Ribot & David Hidalgo
Medeski, Martin & Wood with Special Guests
Mikael Jorgensen & Greg O'Keeffe
Nels Cline & Julian Lage
The Autumn Defense
The Dream Syndicate
WYNC's Radiolab with a live soundtrack by On Fillmore
Yo La Tengo (performing full-set as well as live-scoring the film The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller)