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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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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

Watch Bon Iver’s Full Set At Eaux Claires Festival

Last month, Bon Iver headlined the Eaux Claires festival, which frontman Justin Vernon put together in his Wisconsin hometown. Playing their first show since 2012…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2015 - 12:32 pm

Watch Bon Iver Debut Two New Songs At Eaux Claires Festival

There are, obviously, a lot of festivals these days. You have the establishment, your Bonnaroos and Lollapaloozas and Coachellas, the most massive and famous of…
Ryan Leas | July 19, 2015 - 2:22 pm

The National Perform With Sufjan Stevens And Justin Vernon, Cover The Grateful Dead At Eaux Claires

Yesterday was the first day of the inaugural Eaux Claires festival, a small occasion in rural Wisconsin dreamt up and brought to life by Justin…
Ryan Leas | July 18, 2015 - 1:09 pm

Justin Vernon Has No Bon Iver Plans, Regrets Bushmills Ad

Justin Vernon's inaugural Eaux Claires Festival would seem like a perfect place to kick off another era of Bon Iver. Vernon's been active with side…
James Rettig | July 8, 2015 - 12:35 pm
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