Bon Iver—Awesome Concert Download 8-2-11


 The love for Justin Vernon and Bon Iver at Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 Club was so overwhelming for this performance, it seemed fans might storm the stage and eat the humble frontman alive. Concert Download from NPR.ORG Bon Iver

The stage was set with just the essentials, bathed in thin columns of warmly colored lights. It was just enough to reveal the faces of a thousand or so glassy-eyed fans who mouthed the words to every song and swayed in a state of pure bliss.

For the second of two sold-out performances at the 9:30 Club, recorded August 2, Bon Iver ran through new material from its latest album, Bon Iver, as well as favorites from 2008’s For Emma, Forever Ago — and threw in a few surprises, including Dark Was the Night‘s “Brackett, WI” and a cover of Bjork‘s “Who Is It.” The songs from For Emma grew 10 sizes with the nine-member band Vernon assembled for this tour, which includes two drummers and a horn section highlighted by bass saxophonist Colin Stetson.

Read more & Download is from NPR.ORG NPR.ORG

  • Perth
  • Minnesota, WI
  • Towers
  • Holocene
  • Creature Fear
  • Flume
  • Hinnom, TX
  • Wash.
  • Brackett, WI
  • Blood Bank
  • Who Is It (Bjork cover)
  • Re: Stacks
  • Calgary
  • Wolves (Act I and II)ENCORE:
  • Skinny Love
  • Beth/Rest
  • For Emma

~ by castleqwayr on August 7, 2011.

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