Indie Rock Band Bon Iver Set To Play In Duluth August Of 2023
The Indie Rock band Bon Iver led by Wisconsin frontman Justin Vernon is set to play in Duluth this coming summer (2023).
Bon Iver is no stranger to Bayfront Festival Park. They last play at the venue while headlining the Honor the Earth's "Water Is Life: Stop Line 3" Festival back in August of 2021. The band stated:
We are deeply humbled to perform and gather alongside other musicians, artists, poets, and Indigenous elders in celebration of water and in resistance to the Line 3 pipeline threatening the waterways and Anishinaabe lands of northern Minnesota.
According to the website setlist, the band performed an eight-song setlist that included: "Flume", "Creature Fear", and an epic cover of Bob Dylan's "With God On Our Side".
The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) also run Bayfront Festival Park, announced Bon Iver coming to Duluth on their Facebook page. Tickets will go on sale this Friday (March 3rd, 2023) at 10 am. There will also be a local presale the day before (March 2nd, 2023) from 10 am - 10 pm. The access code for the presale is "GATHERUP".
For more information and to get tickets, you can check out the DECC's website, here.
Justin Vernon (lead singer) was even nominated for a 2022 Grammy for his work on Taylor Swift's Album "Evermore". Bon Iver has also done work with other artists such as Kanye West. Bon Iver's last studio album was "I,I", which was released in 2019.
No word on what songs will be performed, however, indie Rock fans in the area will be pleased to know the band is coming back to the Northland. If you have never heard of Bon Iver, check out their song "For Emma" below: