Friday, June 29, 2012
Collections of Colonies of Bees
Tonight @ Cascio Interstate Music Groove Stage, Summerfest, 9 p.m.
Milwaukee's post-rock sextet Collections of Colonies of Bees was well on its way toward building a national following after 2008's majestic full-length, Birds, when a 2009 collaboration with Bon Iver blog-magnet Justin Vernon, the Volcano Choir album Unmap, expedited the process, cementing the group's reputation as one of the country's most innovative post-rock ensembles. Last year the group debuted a new lineup and released its gorgeous latest album, GIVING.