Solid Sound: Three days of music, fun and art
NORTH ADAMS — Spanning three days and four stages, Solid Sound — which will be held this weekend at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art — includes music by Wilco and its members' side projects, as well as other musical performers. The sold-out festival, also features a comedy lineup, local food, craft beer, camping, naturalist activities, and more.
Those looking to visit Mass MoCA this weekend beware, exhibitions outside of the main galleries will be largely inaccessible during the festival, according to the museum's website.
Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Here's the complete lineup of what the weekend has in store:
Courtyard C: Lithics, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DJ Funkhouser, 11:15 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.
Courtyard D: Rafiq Bhatia, 11:15 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.
Hunter Center: Authors in Discussion with John Hodgman, Cheryl Strayed and Nate Chinen, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tortoise play Live to Film, "La Jetee," 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Joe's Field: Courtney Barnett, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Live Karaoke with Wilco, 9:15 to 11:15 p.m.
Pop Up Performances: Tom Schick, Genelec talk, 4:20 p.m. at the Main Entrance. Expandards, 6 p.m., B.6 Prow.
Courtyard C: Skyway Man, noon to 12:45 p.m. Julian Lage Trio, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. OHMME, 3 to 3:45 p.m. Mdou Moctar, 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. DJ Funkhouser, 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Courtyard D: Foxwarren, 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. Milo, 2:15 to 3 p.m. The Minus 5, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Tortoise, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Clipping, 11:15 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.
Hunter Center: John Hodgman with Jean Grae & The Doughboys, noon to 1:30 p.m., and 4 to 5:30 p.m. John Hodgman with Jean Grae, Rhea Butcher & Aparna Nancheria, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Joe's Field: Circus Smirkus, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. Cate Le Bon, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Feelies, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wilco, 9:15 to 11:15 p.m.
Club B10: Story Pirates, noon to 1 p.m. Author discussion, Geoff Edgers, 1:20 to 2:05 p.m. Story Pirates, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Author discussion, Russell Ginns, 3:50 to 4:35 p.m. Story Pirates, 5 to 6 p.m.
Pop Up Performances: All Folks Present, 1 p.m., Gunnar Schonbeck. Mellotron Variations featuring Pat Sansone, 1:40 p.m. at the B.5 MEZZ. Recycled Rhythms workshop, 1:4 5p.m. at the Coal Chute Picnic Area. Tom Schick, Genelec talk, 2 p.m., at the Main Entrance. Skyway Man, 3 p.m., B. 5. Eucademix, 4 p.m., B.6.2. Mellotron Variations featuring Pat Sansone, 4 p.m. at the B.5 MEZZ. Tom Schick, Genelec talk, 4:20 p.m., at the Main Entrance.
Courtyard C: Rough Francis, 11:15 a.m. to noon. Story Pirates, 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. Lonnie Holley, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Courtyard D: Lakou Mizik, noon to 12:45 p.m. Wand, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. CUP: Nels Cline & Yuka C Honda, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Hunter Center: Nels Cline and Julian Lage, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The Autumn Defense: acoustic with strings, 3 to 4 p.m.
Joe's Field: Jonathan Richman, 2 to 3 p.m. Jeff Tweedy & Friends, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Club B10: Quindar, 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem Family Show, 3 to 3:45 p.m.
Pop Up Performances: All Folks Present, 1 p.m., Gunnar Schonbeck. Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem Family Show, 1 p.m., B.5. Buck Meek, 1:30 p.m., B.4.2. Tom Schick, Genelec talk, 2 p.m., at the Main Entrance. OHMME, 2:30 p.m., B.6.2. Lakou Mizik, 3 p.m., B.6.2 Prow. Andy Shauf, 3:30 p.m., B.4.2. Lonnie Holley, 4:30 p.m., B.6.2.
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