Come on inn: The Oxbow Hotel and The Lakely open Thursday

Indie folk band, Bon Iver, has won Grammy Awards, collaborated with Kanye West, thrown multi-day music festivals, and just released their third studio album, “22, A Million,” on September 30. And in just a few short days, the founder and frontman behind the group, Justin Vernon, will be able to say that he helped open a […]

Stream the full Eaux Claires mixtape previewing the festival’s 2016 lineup

Pre-sale ticket buyers for the second year of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival were treated to an unexpected surprise this week when a cassette arrived in the mail teasing the 2016 music artist lineup. The two-hour long mixtape features artists such as Bruce Hornsby, Falls Creek Boys Choir (a collaboration between Justin Vernon […]

Eaux Claires Music Festival to return in 2016

Fans didn’t know what to expect when they purchased their tickets to the first-ever Eaux Claires music festival. The music lineups hadn’t even been announced when people the two-day passes went on sale. All fans knew was Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner of The National were curating their own music and arts festival in Vernon’s hometown, […]

Eaux Claires Music Festival Lineup Makes Waves, Tickets on Sale

Last year, Aaron Dessner of The National and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Volcano Choir announced they would collaborate on a project new for each of the accomplished artists—organizing a music festival. Dessner and Vernon connected while recording Dark Was the Night, a compilation album benefitting HIV / AIDS research, and quickly became friends after writing the song “Big Red Machine” by […]