Watch Bon Iver Play Early Unreleased Song 'Hayward, MI'

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver
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Justin Vernon performs during the 2017 Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams State Park on July 30, 2017 in Newport, Rhode Island. 

Bon Iver’s 2007 album For Emma, Forever Ago technically turned 10 last July, but the album didn’t see a proper international release until the band signed to label Jagjaguwar and formally released it in February 2008. To honor the later release, Justin Vernon and co. held a 10th anniversary performance on Saturday night (Feb. 17) in Milwaukee, where the band performed songs from the treasured album, including a new unreleased song from the era called “Hayward, MI.”

During the performance, Vernon dedicates the song to his longtime manager Kyle Frenette, who recently announced his upcoming Congressional run. Watch a few clips of the performance, including the band’s new song, below.

This article originally appeared on Spin.


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