Paramount Theatre Seattle | Seattle, Washington
If you’re an avid fan of the alternative rock outfit Wilco, seeing the band perform live for one night may not be enough! That is why the band has made sure that loyal fans can catch their incredible sets for two nights in a row during their show in Seattle, Washington! Now, you can experience the band’s biggest hits and fan favorites, such as “Love is Everywhere.” “Random Name Generator,” “Everyone Hides,” and more! This plethora of hits will take centerstage at the Paramount Theatre Seattle from October 17 to 18, 2023! Aside from older hits, Wilco is also set to showcase songs from their latest album, Cruel Country, released just last year. The shows in Seattle are part of the band’s massive 2023 trek titled the Tour to Infinity, comprising over 20 cities in North America! Wilco brings special guests Brightest Diamond and Nina Nastasia for this tour! Hurry and secure tickets now to catch these amazing performers as they light up the Paramount Theatre Seattle!
Wilco's Tour to Infinity will take centerstage at over 20 cities in North America. This highly-anticipated trek will promote the band's latest critically-acclaimed album, Cruel Country. Wilco has relentlessly toured the globe since they first formed in the '90s. In 1994, Wilco emerged following the breakup of the highly-regarded country music group Uncle Tupelo. Singer Jeff Tweedy gathered the remaining band members, including Ken Coomer, John Stirrat, and Max Johnson. They formed a new group and called it Wilco. Multi-instrumentalist Johnson and drummer Coomer eventually left the band, with only bassist Stiratt remaining a member of the original group. Today, the six-member band also includes drummer Glenn Kotche, keyboardists Mikael Jorgensen and Pat Sansone, and guitarist Nels Cline. Together. The band has become one of North America's most sought-after live acts.
Wilco is often defined by their extensive touring and relentless studio efforts. Throughout their almost three-decade career, the band has released 12 studio albums, five EPs, and three live albums. Moreover, Wilco has sold over two million albums worldwide and won a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Album at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards.
One year after the breakup of Uncle Tupelo, Wilco released their debut album, A.M. The work was met with high-acclaim and sold over 200,000 copies. On the charts, the effort peaked at number 27 on Billboard’s Heatseekers. In 1996, the Wilco immediately released their follow-up album, Being There. This time, the record, which spawned the single “Outtasite (Outta Mind),” entered the Billboard 200. The album was the last record to feature Max Johnson.
By 1999, Wilco had made their first international breakthrough with their third album, Summerteeth. The album notably spawned the number 4 Adult Alternative Airplay single, “Can’t Stand It.” In 2001, the band soared to number 13 on the Billboard 200 with Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, featuring the hits “Heavy Metal Drummer” and “War on War.” the album moved on to become the band’s best-selling effort after it sold over 600,000 copies in the U.S.
In 2005, the band won their first Grammy Award when their 2004 effort, A Ghost is Born, won Best Alternative Album. The critically-acclaimed work spawned the singles “I’m a Wheel” and “Theologians.” Four years later, the band released their first number 1 hit single, “You Never Know.” The song, featured in their seventh album Wilco (The Album), topped the Adult Alternative Airplay chart and peaked at number 40 on the Mainstream Rock chart.
Catch Wilco on their two-night extravaganza at the Paramount Theatre Seattle by scoring the two-day pass now!