This year mark's Bon Iver's first time in Southeast Asia, and for their debut tour, they won't be coming alone.
The Staves, an indie folk trio from the UK, have announced that they will be opening for Bon Iver on all Asian dates, including Singapore. It hasn't been confirmed if the band will join Bon Iver at Wanderland Festival, alongside Death Cab for Cutie and The Naked and Famous. (UPDATE: Secret Sounds Asia has confirmed that while The Staves will be touring with Bon Iver, they will be performing as part of Bon Iver and not opening for the band. We apologise for the initial erroneous information.)
The band last released their album If I Was in 2015, which was produced by Bon Iver mastermind Justin Vernon. The trio, comprising of sisters, have been famed for their rich vocal harmonies and indelible folk instrumentation.
The band were picked up by Vernon to perform at his annual Eaux Claires Festival, and they've also opened for Florence + The Machine and The Civil Wars. This will be the first time The Staves will perform in Asia.
Watch a fan bootleg of them performing 'Re: Stacks' with Bon Iver in Australia:
Stream If I Was below:
Bon Iver and The Staves