Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival Announces 2016 Day-By-Day Lineup

V1 Staff, photos by Lee Butterworth

Check out the official press release on this year's Eaux Claires day-to-day lineup...

EAUX CLAIRES MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL
ANNOUNCES ITS DAY-BY-DAY LINEUP

SINGLE-DAY PASSES GO ON SALE
JUNE 30, 2016 AT 10AM CST
VIA WWW.EAUXCLAIRES.COM

June 29, 2016 – Eau Claire, WI – Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival announces its day-by-day lineup and makes Single-Day passes available for purchase. The festival that stole hearts in 2015 returns this August 12th & 13th with a 55-act lineup that is once again hand-selected by Eau Claire native and Bon Iver front man Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner of The National. Single-Day passes go on sale tomorrow, June 30th at 10am CST at www.eauxclaires.com. 2016 Eaux Claires artist images, festival highlight images and the 2016 admat can be accessed here.

Bringing an astounding range of artistic talent to the fields of the Chippewa Valley, Eaux Claires promises festival-goers a one-of-a-kind, immersive experience and delivers an exciting amount of new music.

Grammy award-winning band Bon Iver will debut a set of new music in its Friday night performance. Joining them on the Friday bill are James Blake, Vince Staples, Phosphorescent, yMusic with The Staves, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers performing Hornsby’s legendary album, “The Way It Is,” and many more.

Saturday’s lineup will include the first and only scheduled performance of Day Of The Dead featuring an all-star cast of 11 different vocalists and musicians from the new Grateful Dead celebration album curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner. There will also be performances by Erykah Badu, Beach House, Lucius, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Mavis Staples.

Richard Reed Parry will perform new songs from his forthcoming debut album, “Quiet River of Dust,” and Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner will debut their new album, “At Swim,” out on August 19th. Also of note, there will be a collaborative performance by So Percussion and Shara Nova, and eighth blackbird with Bryce Dessner & Bonnie “Prince” Billy will perform unreleased murder ballads and fiddle tunes. ...

EAUX CLAIRES 2016 DAY-BY-DAY LINEUP

The day-by-day lineup for Eaux Claires is as follows. *Artists are subject to change. The performance schedule for each day will be announced at a later date.

Friday, August 12

Andrew Fitzpatrick
Bon Iver
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers performing “The Way It Is”
Cornelius performing "Fantasma"
Deafheaven
Efird/Westerlund
eighth blackbird with Bryce Dessner and Bonnie “Prince” Billy
Jacy Catlin
James Blake
Jon Hopkins
Kill The Vultures
Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner
Little Scream
LNZNDRF
Midnite Express
My Brightest Diamond
Phosphorescent
Prinze George
Richard Reed Parry/ Quiet River of Dust
Rosenau/Sanborn
S. Carey
Sarah Neufeld
Senyawa
So Percussion
Taggart & Rosewood
Tenement
The Staves and yMusic
Tickle Torture
Vince Staples

Saturday, August 13

Alpha Consumer
Beach House
Buke and Gase
Catsax
Day Of The Dead
Efird/Westerlund
eighth blackbird with Bryce Dessner and Bonnie “Prince” Billy
Erykah Badu
EX EYE
FOG
Francis and The Lights
Har Mar Superstar
Jacy Catlin
Jenny Lewis
Jon Mueller
Lucius
Mavis Staples
Melvins
Midnite Express
Moses Sumney
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Phil Cook's "Southland Revue"
S.Carey
Sam Amidon
Shabazz Palaces
sloslylove
So Percussion
Thomas Wincek
Tuskha
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
William Tyler
yMusic

TICKETS: Single-Day General Admission Passes are on sale for $90 (plus service fees) beginning tomorrow, June 30 at 10am CST. A limited number of Two-Day General Admission Passes are still available for $169. All tickets are available for purchase at www.eauxclaires.com. All Two-Day Enhanced Chippewa Passes are Sold Out.

CAMPING: Camping will once again be available at the recently expanded Whispering Pines & Fields Campgrounds. Passes are sold separately from all Admission Tickets and are available for purchase at www.eauxclaires.com. Camping sites sell for $165; $300 for oversized vehicles. Upon purchase, campers will also have the option to add tents, sleeping bags and camping chairs to their purchase. Complimentary shuttles to and from the festival grounds and downtown Eau Claire (Thursday night) will be available.

LODGING: Eaux Claires is once again working with University of Wisconsin Eau Claire to make hundreds of its dorm rooms available for festival attendees to reserve. Dorm rooms are available at reasonable rates starting at $84 and include complimentary shuttle transportation to and from the festival grounds. For more information and to reserve, visit www.eauxclaires.com. To learn more about area hotel options, Visit Eau Claire features several recommendations on its website here.

SOCIAL MEDIA: For more details and up to date information about Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, please follow the festival on social media: Twitter, @EauxClairesWi, Instagram @EauxClairesWi, and Facebook: /EauxClairesWi; #eauxclairesd

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