Bon Iver Announce First Tour Dates of 2016
Following their 2011 self-titled album, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon said the band was “winding it down,” so when he returned, he would “feel better about it and be renewed.” Vernon must be turning a corner, because he's now announced the band is ready to venture to Asia for their first live dates of 2016.
“We’re headed to Asia to play some shows early next year,” the band tweeted. “We’re going because we’ve never been.”
The run of dates launches on Feb. 21 in Seoul, South Korea. Then, they have stops in Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, the Philippines and Hong Kong. See a complete list at the bottom of the page.
Bon Iver played a headlining set at Vernon’s first annual Eaux Claires Festival in Eau Claire, Wis., last summer, where they debuted two new songs. Vernon also penned “Heavenly Father,” an original song for Zach Braff’s 2014 film, Wish I Was Here.
More recently, Vernon wrote “From the Snow Tipped Hills,” a song performed by the Silver Lake Chorus on their eponymous debut this past summer. He also collaborated with Megafaun’s Phil Cook on “Ain’t It Sweet.”
Bon Iver Tour
Feb. 21: Seoul, South Korea - Ax Hall
Feb. 24: Taipei, Taiwan - TICC
Feb. 26: Singapore, Singapore - The Star Theatre
Feb. 29: Tokyo, Japan - Studio Coast
March 2: Osaka, Japan - Zepp Namba
March 5: Manila, Philippines - Wanderland Music & Arts Festival
March 8: Hong Kong, Hong Kong - Macpherson Stadium