Jeff Tweedy will bring some Midwestern realism to an upcoming episode of Parks And Recreation. The Wilco frontman will play the frontman of Land Ho!, a regionally famous rock band that Leslie and Andy will try to reunite. According to Parks executive producer Mike Schur, the Parks Department duo spends the upcoming episode trying to get Land Ho! to headline a concert to celebrate the still-tenuous union of Pawnee and Eagleton. Tweedy’s character is not entirely on board, apparently due to Land Ho!’s “ugly breakup.” The episode is set to air in early spring, sometime after the show’s post-Olympics return on Feb. 27.
Tweedy’s appearance puts him on the continually growing list of actors and celebrities who have appeared on Parks. This season alone, the show has hosted Kristen Bell, Henry Winkler, Tatiana Maslany, Sam Elliott, Billy Eichner, and Heidi Klum. John Hodgman and Dan Castellaneta will also appear as rival public radio hosts in an upcoming episode.
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