Originally published with Live Nation TV on August 15, 2016.
Eaux Claires issued a clarion call to #ReturntotheRiver this past weekend (August 12-13). Despite only being two years old, the festival co-curated by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner has already become a special addition to the summer circuit. Set along the banks of the Chippewa River in Vernon’s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, the location helps forge and foster creativity both musically and visually. Beyond the acts slated to perform—and the many encouraged collaborations that resulted—this weekend brought a wealth of art installations, dramatic stage setups, and surprise appearances. Above all, though, Eaux Claires is a veritable feast, offering festival-goers an endless array of stuff to do and music to hear. Here are the 10 best moments we witnessed.
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