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Bon Iver, Jeff Tweedy, Margo Price & more celebrated NPR Music’s 10th anniversary (pics, videos)

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Robert Glasper, Kronos Quartet, Bilal, Black Thought, Tank and the Bangas and even more showed up to the event, which had an entirely surprise lineup.

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XPN MusicNotes: See in-studio Instagram videos of Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon making new music with Marijuana Deathsquads

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XPN MusicNotes:  See in-studio Instagram videos of Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon making new music with Marijuana Deathsquads

Bon Iver | photo by Jeremy Zimmerman for WXPN

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon been busy working with Marijuana Deathsquads on some new music, and now he’s confirmed the recording sessions with the band via some Instagram videos.

The rehearsal footage is for an upcoming film and music event. Marijuana Deathsquads consists of Justin Vernon, Ryan Olson & Channy Leaneagh of Poliça, and Benson Ramsey of The Pines. Vernon also just announced a new partnership with the Minnesota dance company TU-Dance – which will perform next April.

Starting in September, Bon Iver will head to Europe for a short tour, and ...

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Newport Folk Festival Sunday pics (John Prine, Roger Waters, Pinegrove, more)

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Newport Folk Festival wrapped up on Sunday with lots of guests, covers, and collaborations. John Prine, Suzanne Vega, Dr. Dog, John Paul White, Rhiannon Giddens, Whitney, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Michael Kiwanuka, Margaret Glaspy, Pinegrove, and others played the final day of this year’s festival….

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John Prine closed out Newport Folk Fest with Roger Waters & more (watch)

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John Prine closed out the 2017 edition of Newport Folk Festival with a guest filled set, including appearances from Roger Waters, Justin Vernon, Jim James, Lucius, Margo Price, and Nathaniel Rateliff.

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Justin Vernon covered Bill Withers with Grandma’s Hands Band at Newport Folk Festival (watch)

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Newport Folk Festival often hosts special one-off collaborations between artists, and this year was no different; members of Hiss Golden Messenger joined Justin Vernon, Natalie Prass, Phil Cook, Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers, and Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff to cover Bill Withers as Grandma’s Hands Band.

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Bon Iver, Jenny Lewis, & others cover John Prine at Eaux Claires (watch)

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One of the collaborative highlights of the third edition of Eaux Claires was ‘Bon Iver Presents: John Prine and the American Songbook,’ which featured artists like Justin Vernon, Jenny Lewis, Jeff Tweedy, Mountain Man, Spank Rock, and Anais Mitchell covering Prine’s songs.

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Jeff Tweedy played ‘Seth Meyers,’ collabed with Justin Vernon, & more Wilco news

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This weekend, Jeff Tweedy releases his new solo acoustic LP, and Wilco will perform ‘Being There’ in full at their semi-annual Solid Sound Festival at Mass MoCA…

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Ani DiFranco releasing ‘Binary,’ shares “Zizzing” ft. Bon Iver

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Ani DiFranco’s new album includes a song with vocals from Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. DiFranco will also perform and win an award at this year’s A2IM Libera Awards at Playstation Theater.

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Fionn Regan made a video starring Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders), playing shows

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Last year, Bon Iver sampled Fionn’s voice on “00000 Million” and then performed the song with him in Berlin (watch a video). Now Fionn will release his first album in five years…

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Justin Vernon narrates the trailer for UFO documentary ‘The Dundee Project’ (watch)

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‘The Dundee Project’ is the new film from Wisconsin filmmaker Mark Borchardt who’s 1997 horror film ‘Coven’ which in turn was the subject of the great comedic 1999 documentary ‘American Movie.’

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Eaux Claires Fest 2017: more lineup details & tickets on sale

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The fest includes ‘Artists-In-Residence’ which will have “an assembled cast of notable musicians [creating] an integral creative core, ready to jump in and contribute their talents to announced and unannounced performances across the entire weekend.”

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Eaux Claires 2017 lineup (Paul Simon, Wilco, Perfume Genius, Feist, more)

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Bon Iver is doing a set billed as ‘Bon Iver Presents John Prine And The American Songbook,’ the legendary Paul Simon is doing a collab set with yMusic, and the bill also includes Chance the Rapper, Danny Brown, Sylvan Esso, Mountain Man, Collections of Colonies of Bees, and more.

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XPN MusicNotes: Hear an unreleased Elliott Smith song, see Bon Iver’s tour cancellation note

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XPN MusicNotes: Hear an unreleased Elliott Smith song, see Bon Iver’s tour cancellation note

Elliott Smith | via elliottsmith.bandcamp.com

It’s hard to believe Elliott Smith left this world in 2003, but his music still graces us all. Smith’s old record label (Kill Rock Stars) is marking the 20th anniversary of his album Either/Or by reissuing it with previously unheard bonus material. Either/Or: Expanded Edition will features a bunch of rarities and live tracks.

One of Elliott’s longtime friends, Larry Crane, said in a New York Times article about the bonus material:

“They really demonstrate how adept he (Elliott Smith) was live as a guitarist; the finger-picking, slap-picking and different techniques.  The new collection also includes ...

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (9/30)

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It’s a MAJOR release day — Tycho, Nicolas Jaar, Solange, Opeth, Pixies, Regina Spektor and Bob Weir are just a few albums not in this week’s picks…

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Bon Iver played Fallon; Buke & Gase announce 2 Brooklyn shows

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Justin Vernon performed a song off the anticipated new Bon Iver album on Fallon with The Staves, Gordi, Anais Mitchell, and Arone Dyer of Buke and Gase…

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Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner announce 2017 Eaux Claires Festival

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Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon and The National guitarist Aaron Dessner put on their second annual Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival last month, and it had the live debut of the upcoming Bon Iver album, a star-studded Grateful Dead tribute, and more…

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Eaux Claires Festival 2016: Bon Iver debuted an LP, people covered Grateful Dead, Chance the Rapper showed up, and more (pics, videos)

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Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner hosted the second-annual Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival located in Justin’s hometown of Eau Claire, WI this past weekend.

The weekend was full of collaborations, surprise guest appearances, and other exciting things…

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