Solid Sound Fest Announces 2011 Lineup

Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore and the Levon Helm Band are a few of the artists joining Wilco at the second annual Solid Sound Festival.

The event takes place June 24-26 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass. Wilco is both headlining and curating the festival, which is presented in association with MASS MoCA, the largest contemporary art museum in the country.

In addition to sets from Wilco and Moore, the festival will include performances from Pillow Wand (a duo with Moore and Wilco lead guitarist Nels Cline), Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche, Wilco keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen’s Pronto, and The Autumn Defense (featuring Wilco bassist John Stirratt and multi-instrumentalist Pat Sansone).

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The lineup also features Syl Johnson & The Sweet Divines, Here We Go Magic, Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy, The Handsome Family, Liam Finn, Sic Alps, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, and Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion.

John Hodgman will curate the Comedy Cabaret, which features Wyatt Cenac, Eugene Mirman and Morgan Murphy.

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Although a daily lineup hasn’t been released, Wilco says they will perform both Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25.

Three-day passes are on sale now for $124.50 each.

Weekend passes for kids age 7-10 are priced at $50. These tickets will only be available through the Solid Sound box office, beginning Friday, June 24.

Prices include admission to the festival, museum fees and service fees.

Children age 6 and under are free.

Fans can reserve tent plots at the Solid Ground Tent Site, located within walking distance from the festival and museum. Lodging is also available through nearby hotels, campgrounds and rental properties.
For more information, click here for the Solid Sound Festival website.