Review: Wilco at the Fillmore Miami Beach

By | May 16th, 2012 | 2 Comments
Wilco at the FMB by @inbreed

Wilco Guitarist Nels Cline under the cloth vines decorating the stage at the FMB Tuesday night. -- photo by @inbreed (Instagram)

Two years after the band’s last appearance in Miami, Wilco returned for an electrifying, 27-song, two-hour marathon at the Fillmore Miami Beach.

Openers Purling Hiss from Philadelphia set the stage for a high-energy night with their own brand of guitar-driven ’90s alt-rock. They began with one of their more subdued tracks, “Voices”, a lazy summer-day rocker from their six-song EP Lounge Lizards. Yet, by the end of a seven-song set, the trio was in full-on jam mode with the screeching guitar solos from “Run from the City” earning a modest roar from the crowd.

Then Wilco came on, and the roar reached a new level.

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