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American Beauty: Snapshots Of The National In Transition

I. EAUX CLAIRES In what seems like a quiet hour, loose activity fills the lives of the National's five members. It's that period…
Ryan Leas | November 16, 2015 - 11:59 am

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Sounds Like Eaux Claires’ Surprise Lineup Experiment Didn’t Go So Well

Eaux Claires, the Wisconsin music and arts festival curated by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner, went down over the weekend with…
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2018 - 11:29 am

Watch Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, Gordi, & More Cover Gillian Welch At Eaux Claires

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires music festival kicked off on Friday. Vernon and Dessner played new material from their Big Red Machine project…
Julia Gray | July 8, 2018 - 7:55 pm

Watch Justin Vernon, Moses Sumney, & Francis And The Lights Cover “I Shall Be Released” At Eaux Claires

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner's Eaux Claires music festival kicked off on Friday in Vernon's hometown, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The two performed — alongside Bryce…
Julia Gray | July 8, 2018 - 3:14 pm

Watch Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner’s Full Big Red Machine Set At Eaux Claires

Way back in 2009, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner teamed up on "Big Red Machine," a track off of the great…
Peter Helman | July 7, 2018 - 12:57 pm

Eaux Claires Teases Moses Sumney, Low, Pussy Riot, & More For 2018

Bon Iver's annual festival Eaux Claires -- the Gathering of the Whatever Bon Iver Fans Are Called -- is entering its fourth year in 2018.
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2017 - 9:01 am

Watch Justin Vernon Jam With Aaron Dessner At Eaux Claires

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner threw their annual Eaux Claires festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin this weekend. Way back in 2009,…
Peter Helman | June 18, 2017 - 11:09 am

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon And The National’s Aaron Dessner On Their “Anti-Festival” Eaux Claires

"In many ways, we have become the anti-music-festival festival," says the National’s Aaron Dessner of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, which he and…
Eric Spitznagel / Billboard | April 22, 2017 - 6:29 pm

Eaux Claires 2017 Lineup

Eaux Claires is returning for a third year later this year -- this time in June instead of its original August start date -- and…
James Rettig | February 8, 2017 - 11:31 am

9 Memorable Moments From Eaux Claires 2016

Eaux Claires is a festival designed around discovery and new experiences. The event -- which was held this past weekend for a second time in…
James Rettig | August 14, 2016 - 7:01 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper & Justin Vernon Join Francis And The Lights At Eaux Claires

A little over a month ago, we posted the video for Francis And The Lights' "Friends," a track that features both Justin Vernon and Kanye…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 11:55 am

Watch The National, Justin Vernon, Jenny Lewis, Bruce Hornsby, & More Play Day Of The Dead At Eaux Claires

Earlier this year, cover story artist the National revealed plans for a six-hour Grateful Dead tribute album entitled Day Of The Dead. After television appearances…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 11:54 am

Eaux Claires 2016 Lineup

The lineup for this year's Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, which is curated by Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner, has been revealed. Bon Iver,…
James Rettig | February 11, 2016 - 10:00 am

Eaux Claires 2016 Lineup Cassette Teases Justin Vernon With James Blake, Bruce Hornsby, National & Arcade Fire Members, More

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner are bringing the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival back to Eau Claire, Wisconsin for its…
Peter Helman | February 6, 2016 - 4:33 pm

Eaux Claires Festival Announces 2016 Dates

Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner held the first Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival in Wisconsin this past summer, and it must have…
James Rettig | October 21, 2015 - 10:35 am
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