Bon Iver is festivaling it up this Spring, with upcoming appearances at Coachella, Sasquatch and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival booked on the strength of 2011's self-titled, Grammy-nominated LP. Justin Vernon wants nothing to do with a Grammy performance, but he has scheduled his band for a string of 2012 US tour dates surrounding his festival appearances.
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Bon Iver was offered a chance to play the 2012 Grammy Awards, where their self-titled 2nd LP is nominated for Best Alternative Album, but bandleader Justin Vernon turned the offer down, Billboard reports. The Grammy Foundation asked him to duet with an undisclosed artist, but Vernon denied on the basis that he wouldn't be allowed to perform any original material - though he referred to his would-be collaborators as "awesome people.
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The Sasquatch! Festival has announced its 2012 lineup. Bon Iver, The Shins, Jack White and Beirut will headline the Pac Northwest's most beloved music and comedy festival, which takes place May 25th-28th (Memorial Day Weekend) at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington.
More (but not all!) of the absurdly packed lineup:
Jack White, Beck, Bon Iver, Pretty Lights, Tenacious D, The Shins, Beirut, Girl Talk, The Roots, The Head & The Heart, Feist, Silversun Pickups, Metric, Explosions In The Sky, The Joy Formidable, Mogwai, M.
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We've been keeping our watchful eye on the Grammys, because for every snub (Kanye's MBDTF??) and bunk nomination (Bruno Mars??), there are stories of well-deserved recognition that straight up warm our hearts. For his underdog Album of the Year nomination, Bon Iver becomes this year's Arcade Fire, right down to the hilarious reaction blog that pays homage to the…