Wilco :: "Ashes of American Flags" Showing at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz (Tonight Only) :: 2009 U.S. Tour Dates

ashes of american flags

Ashes of American Flags is a new film that captures Wilco live in concert during their 2008 tour. Filmed and recorded from five quintessentially American concert venues - Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, Tipitina’s in New Orleans, The Mobile, AL Civic Center, The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. Ashes of American Flags intersperses interviews with band members and day-in-the-life footage as the band travels across the U.S. It was directed and produced by Brendan Canty and Christoph Green (Sunken Treasure, Burn to Shine). Check out the trailer just below.

The Alamo Drafthouse (Ritz) here in Austin is lucky to enough to get a screening tonight, scheduled for 9:50PM. Tickets are $8.50, purchase them here. For a complete list of screenings around North America, go here.

[Ashes of American Flags Movie Official Site]

The film will be officially released on DVD this Saturday, otherwise known as Record Store Day. Pre-order it here as well.

[Wilco Official Site]


Wilco is nearing the completion of their new, still untitled album. Feist does lend her vocals to one of the new songs entitled, "You and I". The forthcoming album is scheduled to be released in June via Nonesuch.

Their tour dates are down below and also include a newly added date in our original hometown of El Paso at the 2,500-seat Abraham Chavez Theatre. Pre-sale (Password is Ashes) for the El Paso date begins next Thursday, April 23rd at 10AM. Tickets are $23.50-$28.50.

Wilco 2009 U.S. Tour Dates:
04/15 - Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theatre
04/16 - Bloomington, IN @ IU Auditorium
04/17 - Athens, OH @ Templeton - Blackburn Auditorium
04/18 - Knoxville, TN @ Tennessee Theatre
04/20 - Athens, GA @ Classic Center
04/21 - Asheville, NC @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
04/22 - Birmingham, AL @ Sloss Furnaces
04/23 - Oxford, MS @ Lyric Oxford
04/25 - New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Jazz Fest
06/12 - Cincinnati, OH @ Aronoff Center
06/13 - Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
06/15 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Bricktown Events
06/17 - El Paso, TX @ Abraham Chavez Theatre [Buy Tickets]
06/18 - Tucson, AZ @ Centennial Hall
06/20 - Pomona, CA @ Fox Theatre
06/22 - Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern Theater
06/23 - Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern Theater
06/27 - Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre
06/28 - Stateline, NV @ Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
06/30 - Jacksonville, OR @ Britt Pavilion
07/22 - Detroit Lakes, MN @ 10,000 Lakes Festival