The 2018 edition of Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner‘s annual Eaux Claires festival just got underway in Eau Claire, WI. The lineup was kept a secret until gates opened today, though some acts were teased a while back, including Low, Kevin Morby, Moses Sumney, and Pussy Riot. Now that gates are open, we can see that the lineup does in fact include those artists, as well as The National, Big Red Machine (aka Vernon and Dessner), Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker, Dirty Projectors, Jlin, serpentwitfeet, Mouse on Mars, Wye Oak, Phoebe Bridgers and more. The festival runs today and Saturday (July 6 & 7). You can check out the two-day schedule below.
Meanwhile, the new Big Red Machine EP, which initially was only available on the Vernon and the Dessners' PEOPLE streaming service, have now appeared on Spotify, iTunes, YouTube and other streaming services. The EP features Phoebe Bridgers, Lisa Hannigan, and more, and cou can listen to it below.