BON IVER CONFIRMS FIRST SHOWS OF 2011 WITH JULY 23 MILWAUKEE GIG
AND NYC PERFORMANCE AT CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! ON AUGUST 10
Bon Iver has confirmed the first tour dates of 2011 with a show in Milwaukee on July 23 and a Celebrate Brooklyn! Benefit at the Prospect Park Bandshell on August 10, which will mark the band's biggest NYC performance to date.
For the shows, Justin Vernon will perform with a 9-piece band that includes many musicians who contributed to the forthcoming album Bon Iver, out June 21 on Jagjaguwar. The touring band will consist of regular Bon Iver contributors Sean Carey (drums, piano), Mike Noyce (guitar) and Matt McCaughan (drums), 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).
Pre-sale for the Milwaukee show begins April 27 at 10 AM CST, and pre-sale for the Celebrate Brooklyn! show starts April 29 at noon. Additional shows will be announced soon. See the dates below.
BON IVER LIVE
7/23 Riverside Theatre: Milwaukee, WI
8/10 Celebrate Brooklyn! Benefit at the Prospect Park Bandshell
Bon Iver News
[Published on: 4/26/11]