They also announce spring US tour

Wilco have announced that they will play several tour dates this spring.

The band will kick off the jaunt in Milwaukee on April 14 and play dates in cities including Athens, and Knoxville, Tennessee before wrapping things up in New Orleans on April 25.

The band will then head to Spain for several shows before returning to the US in June to perform at the Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee and Detroit Lake‘s 10,000 Lakes Festival in July.

In a statement in their fan newsletter, the band also said they are “making major progress on the upcoming soon-to-be-titled LP. They’ve been hunkered down in the loft with Jim Scott and are just about ready to start mixing. We’ve got it on the calendar for release in June.”

The band added that fans should keep an eye on Wilco‘s website for additional updates on the new album over the next few weeks.

Meanwhile, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy will play three solo shows at the end of March.

The US tour dates are:

Burlington, VT Higher Ground (March 26)*

Northampton, MA Calvin Theatre (27)*

Beacon, NY Beacon Hight Auditorium*

Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater (April 14, 15)

Bloomington, IN IU Auditorum (16)

Athens, OH (17)

Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre (18)

Athens, GA Classic Center (20)

Ahseville, NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (21)

Birmingam, AL Sloss Furnaces (22)

Oxford, MS Lyric Oxford (23)

New Orleans, LA Jazz & Heritage Festival (25)

Manchester, TN Bonnaroo (June 11-14)

Detroit Lakes, MN 10,000 Lakes Festival (July 22-25)

*Jeff Tweedy solo show

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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