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Wilco Surprises Fans With Sunday Night Shows At Carol’s Pub

Here's a roundup of photos and videos taken by fans who made it inside the bar Sunday night.

Jeff Tweedy performs with Wilco at Carol's Pub Sunday night.
Courtesy of Robert Loerzel

UPTOWN — Wilco surprised its fans with three shows Sunday night at Carol’s Pub in Uptown, leading to a scramble to get coveted tickets to get into the small neighborhood bar.

Just after 11 a.m. Sunday, the Chicago-based band announced it would play a 7 p.m. show at Carol’s, 4659 N. Clark St., to celebrate the new album “Cruel Country.”

The pub was “the first place [that] came to mind” when the Chicago-based alternative band was considering where to celebrate their latest album, they wrote on Facebook

Fans rushed to line up for wristbands to get in, with a line stretching down Clark Street. Shows at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. were later added.

Here’s a roundup of posts from lucky fans who got in:

Credit: Courtesy of Robert Loerzel
Wilco performs Sunday night at Carol’s Pub in Uptown.
Credit: Courtesy of Robert Loerzel
Wilco performs Sunday night at Carol’s Pub in Uptown.
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