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WXPN Welcomes: An Evening With Bon Iver
Thu Mar 28th, 2019

WXPN Welcomes: An Evening With Bon Iver

Bon Iver has generated worldwide praise from critics and fans alike since the release of the band’s debut album For Emma, Forever Ago in 2007. After assembling a talented touring band and traveling across the world, Bon Iver released its highly anticipated 2011 follow-up album, Bon Iver, Bon Iver. Met with further critical acclaim, the release netted Grammy Awards for Best Alternative Music Album and Best New Artist.

22, A Million, Bon Iver’s most recent release, is part love letter, part final resting place of two decades of searching for self-understanding like a religion. And the inner-resolution of maybe never finding that understanding. The albums 10 poly-fi recordings are a collection of sacred moments, love’s torment and salvation, contexts of intense memories, signs that you can pin meaning onto or disregard as coincidence. If Bon Iver, Bon Iver built a habitat rooted in physical spaces, then 22, A Million is the letting go of that attachment to a place. 

Musicologist, fellow collaborator and longtime friend Vernon’s, Trever Hagen wrote about 22, A Million:

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Event Time: 8:00 pm