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).
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