Wilco is an American alternative rock band formed in 1994 and based in Chicago, Illinois. Led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Jeff Tweedy, the sextet's current lineup solidified in 2004 with the addition of guitarist Nels Cline and guitarist/keyboardist Patrick Sansone. The band's unique blend of classic roots rock incorporates elements of folk, pop, and experimentalism.
With a catalog that includes critically acclaimed albums such as Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (named one of the greatest albums of all time by Rolling Stone) and Grammy award-winning A Ghost is Born, Wilco has established themselves as one of America's best rock bands. Their collaboration with British folk singer Billy Bragg on the Mermaid Avenue series showcases their ability to set original music to iconic song lyrics by Woody Guthrie.
Known for their tight musicianship and deep connection to their music, Wilco has been praised by NPR as "the best rock band in America" and hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "an amazing machine." With a sound that spans genres and pushes boundaries, Wilco continues to captivate audiences worldwide.