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Wilco at the Greek.

Numerous indie-rock snobs have labeled Wilco‘s latest outing Sky Blue Sky “dadrock,” due to Jeff Tweedy’s decision to leave any experimental skronking on the bench. And while couplets like I do the dishes/I mow the lawn buttress the disdainful quip, the album is a return to Wilco’s Americana roots with a 1970s-era classic-rock sheen. Aspects bring to mind everything from Thin Lizzy on “Impossible Germany” courtesy of guitarist Nels Cline’s chiming solos to vintage Wings by way of Tweedy’s yearning rasp and a Wurlitzer that replicates bottom-heavy horn arrangements on “Hate It Here.” Ignore the detractors willing to decry Wilco’s alleged lack of progressiveness this time around and instead soak up the straightforward and richly recorded sounds Tweedy has chosen to create. Friday, August 24 at the Greek Theatre. 7:30 p.m., $39.50. APEConcerts.com

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