Monday, April 2, 2012

Bon Iver to play Tampa

Indie folk act Bon Iver (that's “bon ee-VAIR”) will be perform at the Straz Center in Tampa on June 7.

Tickets go on sale noon, April 7.

Fronted by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon, the band also consists of Mike Noyce, Sean Carey and Matt MacCaughan.

The group’s second album "Bon Iver, Bon Iver" was released last June and named best album of the year by the music snobs over at Pitchfork Media. At the Grammy Awards this year the album won Best Alternative Album and the group was named Best New Artist, despite having released its debut disc in 2007.

Regularly priced tickets start at $39.50 and may be purchased by calling 813-229-7827, 800.955.1045 outside Tampa Bay or at

—Publicity photo of Justin Vernon

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