Collections of Colonies of Bees

For two decades, Collections of Colonies of Bees have existed in various forms and incarnations, beginning with Chris Rosenau and Jon Mueller (who split time with post-rock band Pele). From there, the line-up grew and evolved. At one time, Nick Sanborn -- currently in the spotlight as one-half of Sylvan Esso -- counted himself as a member.

At another, the group joined forces with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon to release two albums under the moniker Volcano Choir. (In fact, it was Vernon who proclaimed of his collaborators: “If the world was perfect, they would be as big as U2.”)

Never content to paint the soundscape twice, the previously instrumental Bees now come outfitted with vocalist Marielle Allschwang and an upcoming full-length, HAWAII, that finds the Wisconsin-based ensemble harvesting the fertile intersection between experimental and pop to maximum effect.

Past Shows


Jul
20
th
2018
Surly Brewing Festival Field
Jul
20
th
2018
Surly Brewing Festival Field

Sylvan Esso

with Collections of Colonies of Bees

More Shows

Jul
27
th
The Fitzgerald Theater

Killer Queen

Apr
24
th
Fine Line

Nada Surf

Mar
19
th
The Fitzgerald Theater

Crash Test Dummies

Jul
2
nd
Target Center

Rage Against the Machine

with Run The Jewels