Justin Vernon

Featured Justin Vernon stories

The Anniversary

For Emma, Forever Ago Turns 10

There may be no more mythic origin story in all of indie rock than the tale of Justin Vernon decamping to his father's hunting cabin…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2017 - 2:23 pm

Interview

“I Can’t Make You Love Me”: A 25th Anniversary Oral History

The year Bonnie Raitt turned 40, she became a pop star.
Ryan Leas | October 27, 2016 - 11:34 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Bon Iver 22, A Million

The last album was supposed to be the weird one. After unexpectedly blowing the fuck up and selling a half-million copies of his isolationist spectral-folk…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2016 - 12:24 pm

More Justin Vernon stories

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Hosting Overnight Musical & Culinary Experience At His Hotel

Justin Vernon and his Bon Iver bandmate S. Carey have announced something called "Lock Inn," an exclusive overnight musical and culinary experience held at Vernon's…
Peter Helman | March 8, 2018 - 8:49 pm

Watch Bon Iver Debut Unreleased Song “Hayward, MI” At For Emma, Forever Ago Anniversary Show

Although Bon Iver's mythic debut album For Emma, Forever Ago technically turned 10 last July, Jagjaguwar didn't officially release it to a wider audience until…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2018 - 11:21 am

Justin Vernon On Bruno Mars’ Grammy Win: “You Absolutely Have To Be Shitting Me”

In 2012, four years after their debut album had come out, Bon Iver won the Grammy for Best New Artist. But Bon Iver frontman Justin…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2018 - 10:38 am

Mouse On Mars – “Dimensional People Part III” (Feat. Justin Vernon)

It's been about six years since the pioneering German glitch duo Mouse On Mars came out with Parastropics, their last album. And this spring, they'll…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 8:52 am

Stream Francis And The Lights Just For Us

It's been rumored for a little while, but synthpop auteur Francis Starlite, who records as Francis And The Lights, made no formal announcement about a…
Tom Breihan | December 29, 2017 - 1:12 pm

Hear Bon Iver Play A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion is in the process of changing its name following an allegation of inappropriate behavior against the show's founder and former host,…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2017 - 1:07 pm

Watch Bon Iver Play New Song In Richmond

Bon Iver are currently on tour, and last night at their show in Richmond, Justin Vernon closed out the set with a brand-new song that…
James Rettig | December 4, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Blasts Hillary Clinton Over Bernie Sanders Comments

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon took to Twitter today to criticize Hillary Clinton's recent comments about Bernie Sanders. Leaked excerpts of Clinton's new book suggest that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 5, 2017 - 3:26 pm

Watch Marijuana Deathsquads Score 1920s Dada Films With Justin Vernon

On Thursday night at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Marijuana Deathsquads played new scores that they wrote to soundtrack 1920s experimental short films by…
James Rettig | August 20, 2017 - 10:07 am

Watch John Prine Perform With Justin Vernon, Roger Waters, Jim James, & Margo Price At Newport Folk Festival

Rhode Island's annual Newport Folk Festival went down over the weekend, and the lineup included Wilco, Fleet Foxes, Regina Spektor, Ben Gibbard, Angel Olsen, Margaret…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 31, 2017 - 10:17 am

Watch Justin Vernon, Hiss Golden Messenger, Natalie Prass, & More Cover Bill Withers At Newport Folk Festival

Justin Vernon, Hiss Golden Messenger, Natalie Prass, Phil Cook, Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood, Hurray For The Riff Raff's Alynda Segarra, and more formed a one-off…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2017 - 11:17 am

Watch Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Sing Prince’s “Erotic City” With The Revolution

Prince's iconic backing band the Revolution recently reunited to play a number of tribute shows, and last night, they performed at Minneapolis' Rock The Garden…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2017 - 10:56 am

Watch The Staves & Justin Vernon Play “Damn It All” At Funkhaus

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner threw a massive show at Funkhaus in Berlin last fall, where they welcomed sets from Nils…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 30, 2017 - 9:48 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
1 2 3 4 ...