NEWS: Bon Iver

22 05 2011

New Album + UK Tour + Free Download

Bon Iver have confirmed their first UK tour dates since 2009. This news precedes the release of second album ‘Bon Iver’ out June 20th via 4AD. The first single to be lifted from the aforementioned album will be ‘Calgary’. You can download the release from http://www.boniver.org. The physical format will be released on July 4th on 12″. Exclusive to this release will be a cover of Bonnie Raitt’s ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’.

For the shows, Justin Vernon will perform with an 8-piece band that includes many musicians who contributed to the Bon Iver release. The touring band will consist of regular Bon Iver contributors Sean Carey (drums, piano), Mike Noyce (guitar) and Matt McCaughan (drums), as well as Rob Moose on violin and guitar (Antony and the Johnsons, The National), Mike Lewis on bass (Andrew Bird, Happy Apple), and a horn section including Reginald Pace, Colin Stetson (Tom Waits, Arcade Fire), and C.J. Camerieri (Rufus Wainwright, Sufjan Stevens).

Tour Dates:

19th October – Manchester O2 Apollo

22nd October – Edinburgh Usher Hall

24th October – London HMV Hammersmith Apollo

9th November – Birmingham O2 Academy

10th November – Leeds O2 Academy

11th November – Bristol Colston Hall

Edited by Joe Crouch

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