Wilco is a contemporary rock band, predominantly known for its country music roots. Primary songwriter / singer Jeff Tweedy was a member of the seminal 1980s group Uncle Tupelo. Wilco has steadily gained popularity since its first release A.M. in 1996. The band's most recent release, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is considered by many in the music industry to be one of the year's best albums, as well as a standout in terms of innovation.


Wilco is also an Australian manufacturer of electrical mains fittings, in particular three phase fittings. The Wilco 530 is the standard connector for lighting power outlets in Australian entertainment venues, supplying 240/415 volt power at 30 ampss per phase plus a neutral and ground. Several other manufacturers make compatible fittings to it.