Bon Iver at Lakeshore Theater

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Vernon sat down the whole show, switching between various guitars (most of them pretty old-looking), and when he’d played every song from his album, he told the audience that’s all there was and left without an encore. In his between-song comments, he seemed genuinely appreciative of the warm reception he received.

The opening act, Josh Scott, also sang a lot of falsetto notes, aiming at times for Jeff Buckley territory. His vocal delivery was impressive, and most of his songs were pretty good. A few might have benefited from backing musicians and fuller arrangements. One thing I have to give this guy credit for is having a very winning and humorous personality. His dry remarks between the songs had the audience laughing pretty hard at times.

See my photos of Bon Iver and Josh Scott. (Thanks again to Kirstie Cat for loaning me her camera.

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