Bon Iver’s Sort of US & World Tour

Bon Iver’s Sort of US & World Tour

by Marcus Williams

 

 

Bon Iver made a greatly appreciated comeback this year. Five years since his beloved 2011 album “Bon Iver, Bon Iver”, frontman Justin Vernon releasing his third studio album under the Bon Iver moniker, “22, A Million” to mass critical acclaim. If you want to see Bon Iver live soon, the good thing is that you can. The bad news is that you’ll have to be in New York or Europe and have bought your tickets already, as all shows are sold out through February.

The band, which had a brief run of dates on the west coast this fall, will be something of a fixture in New York for the first couple weeks of December. They will play five consecutive shows starting on December 3 at Brooklyn’s Pioneer Works. Following that will be shows at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, the Hammerstein Ballroom, the Kings Theatre, and Music Hall of Williamsburg. After a few weeks off, the band will head off for their European tour, with dates in Paris, Frankfurt, Luxemburg, Oslo, and Stockholm, among others. After the last date of their European tour (London, on February 20th), they have no shows scheduled until the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona in June.

Those months off seem like a perfect time to plot a new tour that would bring Bon Iver across the United States. Coming off the heels of a successful, long-awaited album, it would be a perfect time to strike. With Vernon’s ties to the Midwest (coming from Wisconsin), it is very likely that he would schedule dates in large Midwest cities such as Milwaukee, Chicago, or Cleveland. Fans are bound to come out, not only for a chance to see Bon Iver live but to see how his new, more electronically-focused music works in a live concert setting.

Then, of course, there’s the proliferation of summer festivals in the United States that surely have Bon Iver in demand, the big three being Coachella in California, Lollapalooza in Chicago, and Bonnaroo in Tennessee. Vernon has already given his negative opinions regarding Lollapalooza and he might feel the same about the other two festivals as well. It is possible that Bon Iver could appear at a smaller, but still well-attended festival, such as Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival.

With Bon Iver already having plenty of dates announced for the first couple months of 2017, it is very likely they will be touring for a good duration of the year. We can only hope that anyone who wants to see them gets their chance.

 

TOUR DATES:

DEC 09 2016 PORT CHESTER, NY The Capitol Theatre

 

DEC 10 2016 NEW YORK, NY Hammerstein Ballroom

 

DEC 12 2016 BROOKLYN, NY Kings Theatre

 

DEC 13 2016 BROOKLYN, NY Kings Theatre

 

DEC 14 2016 BROOKLYN, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg

 

JAN 22 2017 PARIS, FRANCE Le Zenith

 

JAN 23 2017 UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS TivoliVredenburg

 

JAN 24 2017 FRANKFURT, GERMANY Jahrhunderthalle

 

JAN 25 2017 ZURICH, SWITZERLAND Samsung Hall

 

JAN 27 2017 LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG Rockhal

 

JAN 29 2017 OSLO, NORWAY Spektrum

 

JAN 30 2017 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN Cirkus

 

JAN 31 2017 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN Cirkus

 

FEB 02 2017 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK Den Grå Hal

 

FEB 03 2017 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK Den Grå Hal

 

FEB 05 2017 HAMBURG, GERMANY Mehr! Theater

 

FEB 06 2017 BERLIN, GERMANY Tempodrom

 

FEB 08 2017 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM Forest National

 

FEB 10 2017 BLACKPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM Empress Ballroom

 

FEB 12 2017 EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM Playhouse Theatre

 

FEB 13 2017 EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM Playhouse Theatre

 

FEB 15 2017 LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM The Roundhouse

 

FEB 16 2017 LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM The Roundhouse

 

FEB 19 2017 LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Eventim Apollo Hammersmith

 

FEB 20 2017 LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Eventim Apollo Hammersmith

 

JUN 01 – 04 2017 BARCELONA, SPAIN Primavera Sound