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Wilco Man To Appear At Chicago Charity Event

Wilco Man To Appear At Chicago Charity Event

[b]Wilco's Jeff Tweedy[/b] is take part in Chicago charity event next month.

The singer is to take part in Chicago's sixth annual 'The Second City That Never Sleeps: Letters To Santa' event – a 24 hour improvisation show featuring a bunch of different artists.

Guest confirmed to appear at different points throughout the night, so far include [b]Will Oldham[/b] aka [b]Bonnie 'Prince' Billy[/b], [b]Jon Langford[/b] and [b]Robbie Fulks[/b].

[b]Kim[/b] and [b]Kelley Deal[/b] of [b]The Breeders[/b] are also set to appear, alongside former [b]Nirvana[/b] producer [b]Steve Albini[/b], whom they are currently writing new songs with for their fourth album.

The as-yet-untitled album will be the follow up to 2002's 'Title TK', which was also produced by Albini, as was their 1990 debut 'Pod'.

The group, which will include improvisers, comedians and actors too, will play games, play out scenes, monologues and anything else to keep them awake through out the entire 24 hour period.

The event aims to provide holiday presents for needy children.

It takes place at The Second City in Chicago on December 4. Tickets cost $10.

More information is available from here.


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