Bon Iver have announced a UK and Ireland arena tour for later this year. The folk band, who are already confirmed to headline this summer’s Latitude festival, will play five arena shows in November. The dates are part of a full European tour. The gigs kick off on 8th November at London’s Wembley Arena and run until 10th November when the band headline Dublin’s O2 Arena. They will also play dates in Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast.
Bon Iver released a new EP this week. The EP, which is simply titled ‘iTunes Session EP’, contains a total of seven tracks, all of which were recorded live. Among the tracks scheduled for release is a cover of Bjork’s ‘Who Is It?’ and the band’s recent single ‘Holocene’.
As well as this, the band have announced that they have helped to design a trainer for ‘cruelty free’ footwear brand Keep. The double Grammy-winning musician has joined forces with Los Angeles based company Keep to make a ‘salmon’ pink canvas shoe, which features “herringbone accents” and “a black fishbone detail across the toe”.
Bon Iver will play:
8th London Wembley Arena
9th Manchester Arena
10th Glasgow SECC
12th Dublin O2 Arena
Tickets go onsale on Friday at 9am.