Bon Iver Share Two New Songs: "Hey, Ma" and "U (Man Like)"

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Janice Headley

Justin Vernon always keeps us guessing, and today, he surprised us all with new Bon Iver songs. (And heads up: Bon Iver is a group, not a person. In a press release, he clarifies "This project began with a single person, but throughout the last 11 years, the identity of Bon Iver has bloomed and can only be defined by the faces in the ever growing family we are.")

And boy, what a blossom it is. Each new track — "Hey, Ma" and "U (Man Like)" — features an extensive line-up of musicians, including Bruce Hornsby and Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak, who will also be part of the touring band. 

Speaking of the tour, today's announcement includes additional dates, including that show at The Gorge we reported on last month. See complete dates below and watch/hear the new tracks.

Bon Iver Tour Dates

6/4 - Esch-Sur-Alzette, LU - Rockhal

6/8 - Aarhus, DK - Northside Festival

6/12 - Bergen, NO - Bergenfest

6/14 - Malmo, SE - Mölleplatsen

6/29 - Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest

7/7 - Montreux, CH - Montreux Jazz Festival 

7/11 - Madrid, ES - Mad Cool Festival

7/13 - Oeiras, PT - NOS Alive

7/16 - Lyon, FR - Les Nuits De Fourvière

7/17 - Verona, IT - Castello Scaligero, Villafranca di Verona

7/19 - Wiesbaden, DE - Schlachthof

7/21 - Gräfenhainichen, DE - Melt Festival

8/31 - Missoula, MT - KettleHouse Amphitheater*

9/2 - Vail, CO - Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater∞ 

9/3 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre∞ 

9/4 - Salt Lake City, UT - Maverik Center∞

9/6 - George, WA - The Gorge Amphitheatre∞ 

9/7 - Vancouver, BC - Pacific Coliseum∞

9/10 - Portland, OR - Theater of the Clouds∞

9/12 - San Francisco, CA - Chase Center∞

9/15 - Los Angeles, CA - The Forum∞

10/3 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center†

10/4 - Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena†

10/6 - Toronto, ON - Scotiabank Arena†

10/8 - Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center†

10/10 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center†

10/11 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center‡

10/15 - Boston, MA - TD Garden†

10/17 - Washington, DC - The Anthem†

10/19 - Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena†

*w/ Indigo Girls

∞ w/ Sharon Van Etten

† w/ Feist

‡ w/ Yo La Tengo

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