1 May 2014

Solid Sound returns in 2015

Solid Sound returns to MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, June 26-28, 2015. In the meantime, check out our alumni list — a veritable who’s who of Solid Sound 2010, 2011 and 2013 — HERE.

16 June 2013

Solid Sound 2013 Schedule + Maps + Online Program

For an online version of the program, click here.     FRIDAY, JUNE 21 6:30 – 7:30 PM White Denim (Courtyard C) 7:45 – 8:45 PM The Relatives (Joe’s Field) 9:15 – 11:15 PM WILCO (All Request show) (Joe’s Field) 11:30 PM – 12:30 AM screening of The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller with […]

31 May 2013

Sat. Sold Out, Fewer Than 100 Weekend Tix Remain

The schedule for this year’s Solid Sound has been posted. Check it out HERE. Saturday single day tickets have sold out, and fewer than 100 3-day passes remain. Get yours HERE.

29 May 2013

The Story Pirates Story Writing Contest is Back

The Story Pirates are back for Solid Sound 2013 and so is their Story Writing Contest. If you’d like your story to potentially be performed at this year’s Solid Sound, watch the video below for directions on how to submit.

24 May 2013

New Campsite Added

A new campsite has been added at Hoosac Valley High School (w/ showers + indoor plumbing), 7.5 miles from MASS MoCA, 5.5 miles from shuttle-served parking. $100 per tent plot, $120 for RVs. Call MASS MoCA box office to reserve (413.662.2111 x1), open daily 11am – 5pm, closed Tuesdays. Details and rules here.

24 May 2013

Announcing: The Solid Sound / Mountain Hardwear Camping Contest Winner

After reading many, many submissions and passing many of them around the office, Molly Schreiber was selected as our Grand Prize Winner of the Solid Sound / Mountain Hardwear Camping Contest. (Her story is below). However, we had so many fantastic stories submitted, that we had to pick some “honorable mentions” as well. You can […]

20 May 2013

Solid Sound is now on SongPop

Solid Sound is now on SongPop. Challenge your friends to see who knows the 2013 lineup best. CLICK HERE TO PLAY

10 May 2013

Mast Brothers Chocolate & Solid Sound

Solid Sound has teamed up with Brooklyn small-batch chocolate makers Mast Brothers to present a limited-run Solid Sound Festival chocolate bar, complete with a golden ticket prize contest. Only 3,500 bars were made, and they are available now through select retailers throughout the U.S. (listed below). Five of the 3,500 bars contain a golden ticket […]

9 May 2013

Saturday Single Day Tickets SOLD OUT

Saturday single day tickets are officially SOLD OUT. You can still purchase 3-day passes for $149 and single day Friday & Sunday passes for $65.

6 May 2013

Artist Installations & Activities Announced

Continuing the tradition of creating new and exclusive artistic expressions as part of Solid Sound, several Wilco band members will premiere creative endeavors for this year’s festival, taking place June 21-23 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA. The first, created by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, is a simulated sonic and visual experience of Wilco’s Chicago […]

12 April 2013

Subscribe to the Solid Sound Spotify Playlist for your chance to win tickets to Solid Sound 2013, a Spotify Premium Account & More.

Subscribe to the official playlist of Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival 2013 by May 15th for your chance to win tickets to Solid Sound 2013, a premium Spotify account & autographed merch from Wilco. Click here to subscribe. Details: Subscribe (that’s right, just follow the link above and subscribe to the playlist) by May 15th and you’ll automatically be entered […]

2 April 2013


  ***THE CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED. THANK YOU ALL WHO ENTERED. WE WILL BE CONTACTING OUR WINNER DIRECTLY VIA EMAIL SOON***   THE SPIEL: Solid Sound invites you to share your favorite camping memory (you know, your go-to story, the one all your friends bring up at parties — that one) and tell us why […]

22 March 2013

Hostel-style dorm rooms & added tent plots available at Buxton School

*** ALL ROOMS & TENT PLOTS AT BUXTON SCHOOL ARE SOLD OUT *** MASS MoCA has teamed up with nearby Buxton School to provide additional tent camping and hostel -style dorm rooms in neighboring Williamstown, MA (6 miles from MASS MoCA).   The festival shuttle will make limited scheduled stops at the school.  More frequent service […]

8 March 2013

Wilco Performs All Fan-Request Set Friday 6/21

Wilco’s Friday night set at Solid Sound will be comprised exclusively of fan-requested songs, including covers. The band will take song submissions in advance and promises to learn 50 of those songs for the festival. Then, during the concert, approximately 20 songs will be selected live, at random, for Wilco to perform during its regular […]

26 February 2013

Day-By-Day Lineup Announced

  Set times coming soon. Single day tickets can be purchased HERE. Friday, June 21: Wilco The Relatives White Denim plus Yo La Tengo playing live to the film “The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller” Saturday, June 22: Wilco Neko Case Low Yo La Tengo Foxygen The Dream Syndicate Lucius Mark Mulcahy Sam Amidon […]

25 February 2013

Video: Jeff Tweedy on the Full Picture of Solid Sound

20 February 2013

We've Updated Our Hotel Listings

Where are you staying during Solid Sound? We’ve updated the hotel list for Solid Sound 2013 — still plenty of rooms, but they’re going fast. Book yours HERE.

15 February 2013

Music Lineup Announced

For those of you who missed our lineup announcements on Facebook and Twitter the past couple days, the Solid Sound 2013 lineup has officially been announced. See the lineup page here for artist details, media and streaming audio. Get your tickets here (remember, Early Bird Tickets won’t be around forever…). See you in June.

13 February 2013

The ABCs of Solid Sound

Announcing the Solid Sound 2013 lineup: A. Sam Amidon & Al Madrigal B. “Border Music” (featuring Marc Ribot and David Hidalgo) & The Blisters C. Neko Case D. The Dream Syndicate E. Euclid Records returns to set up shop F. Foxygen G. Golden Eagle (no falconry this year, but there will be birds of prey) & Mt. Greylock […]

29 January 2013


Organizers are excited to launch two special culinary experiences to benefit MASS MoCA’s charitable education programs. Both events take place on Saturday, and each will feature the food and spirits of the Berkshires, prepared by food artisans and sourced from farms and purveyors in the region. Details can be found here.

8 January 2013

VIDEO: Nels Cline talks Solid Sound

28 November 2012


Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival is a three-day celebration of music, comedy, art and community held at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in the scenic small town of North Adams in The Berkshires of Western MA.  Envisioned by Wilco and presented in collaboration with MASS MoCA, the weekend features two headlining Wilco concerts, a comedy […]

27 November 2012

Solid Ground Expanded for 2013

Due to popular demand, the Solid Ground camp site has increased in size significantly for 2013. Details on Solid Ground can be found HERE.

26 November 2012

Buses from Boston / NYC Available

We’ve teamed up with the Peter Pan bus company to offer round-trip bus transportation to and from New York City and Boston, directly to the festival grounds at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA. Price per one-way ticket: $40.00 (includes all taxes and fees). FIND DETAILS HERE.