Bon Iver Album/Tour

Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago & Tour

Bon Iver
Bon Iver's For Emma, Forever Ago (set for release on 2/19/08) is now available for pre-order at the SC Distribution site. Not only will the recipient get this amazing record, they'll also receive a beautiful off-set color poster that features a pastel-colored bear. You can order it here:

Bon Iver is headed out across the U.S. and Canada starting next week. Justin Vernon (aka Bon Iver) has assembled a band with two fellow Wisconsinites to fill out the songs from For Emma and will be towing them to the following cities:

02/10/08 Eau Claire, WI - The Nucleus
02/13/08 Minneapolis, MN - Electric Fetus instore
02/15/08 Bloomington, IN - Bear's Place w/ The Hollows
02/18/08 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506 w/ Megafaun
02/19/08 Washington, DC - The Rock and Roll Hotel w/ Black Mountain
02/20/08 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's w/ Black Mountain
02/21/08 Brooklyn, NY - Soundfix instore
02/22/08 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom w/ Black Mountain
02/23/08 Brooklyn, NY - Glasslands w/ Black Mountain
02/24/08 Boston, MA - Middle East Upstairs w/ Black Mountain
02/25/08 Portland, ME - The Space Gallery w/ Black Mountain

02/26/08 Muncton, NB - The Manhattan w/ Black Mountain + Nordic Nomadic
02/27/08 Halifax, NS - The Marquee Club w/ Black Mountain + Nordic Nomadic
02/29/08 Montreal, QC - La Sala Rosa w/ Black Mountain + Quest for Fire
03/05/08 Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace w/ Black Mountain + Quest for Fire
03/06/08 Cleveland, OH - The Grog Shop w/ Black Mountain + Nordic Nomadic
03/07/08 Louisville, KY - Headliners w/ Black Mountain
03/08/08 Newport, KY - Southgate House w/ Black Mountain + Nordic Nomadic
03/09/08 Knoxville, TN - The Pilot Light w/ Black Mountain + Nordic Nomadic
03/10/08 Nashville, TN - Exit/In w/ Black Mountain + Nordic Nomadic
03/11/08 Little Rock, AR - Sticky Fingerz Chicken Shack w/ Black Mountain + Nordic Nomadic
03/18/08 Tucson, AZ - Plush w/ Phosphorescent + N. Lannon
03/19/08 San Diego, CA - Che Cafe w/ Phosphorescent
03/20/08 Los Angeles, CA - The Echo w/ Phosphorescent
03/21/08 Santa Barbara, CA - Muddy Waters w/ Phosphorescent
03/22/08 Visalia, CA - Cellar Door w/ Phosphorescent
03/23/08 San Francisco, CA - The Independent w/ Phosphorescent
03/24/08 Portland, OR - Holocene w/ Phosphorescent
03/25/08 Vancouver, BC - Media Club
03/26/08 Seattle, WA - Nectar w/ Phosphorescent

Bon Iver will also be making some appearances at the SXSW music festival. They will be playing the Dead Oceans/Jagjaguwar/Secretly Canadian showcase on Thursday, March 14 at Mohawk. The other appearances are secret, for now.

Bon Iver also has a brand new blog on Tumblr called Creature Fear. The first entries were written during the beginning of Justin's stay in the cabin in which he wrote and recorded "For Emma, Forever Ago". You can read the blog here:

[Published on: 2/5/08]

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NJPHISH Tue 2/5/2008 01:31PM
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before anyone shuts this guy down, don't. Bon Iver awesome! Definitely give his album a good listen or at least his songs on virb. Skinny Love is a great song.

cheesehead05 Tue 2/5/2008 01:56PM
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i was blown away by the album. completely unexpected. definetely give it a chance. also check out his old band mates group, megafaun, who were reviewed on here not to long ago.

George W. Bush II starstarstar Wed 2/6/2008 10:41AM
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George W. Bush II

i agree. It took a few listens but it definitely hit me.