Haley Bonar

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Bio

Everybody wants a story. Something to sell. I’m here to tell you that there isn’t onewith this album, at least in the traditional sense, but ten. Perhaps each of them contain more stories, sitting inside each other like nesting dolls. I could sit here and tell you that some of the songs are about growing up in the Black Hills. Some of the songs are about my parents. Some of the songs are about sexuality. Some of the songs are about loss of youth, teenage parenthood, the lines of social disorder for women, or the terror of jealousy and suspicion. But what I write is borne of my own set of memories and ideas, and once they are released into the world, they do not belong to me anymore. The interpretation is all yours, therefore these stories are yours. What I can tell you is this: My name is Haley Bonar (rhymes with “honor”). I’m 33 years old, a Taurus, and I live in Saint Paul, MN with my daughter Clementine. Impossible Dream is my 7th full length studio album. I also sing in a band called Gramma’s Boyfriend.

-Haley Bonar

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Selected press

“Fine and discerningly lean album she has long threatened to make“ – 4/5 Mojo

“Haley Bonar’s songs marry fizzy arrangements to cuttingly quotable observations about love, disappointment, identity and the curdling of youth. Her new album, Impossible Dream, finds the underrated Minnesotan in top form, mixing darkness and light with a deft touch.” – NPR Music

Dates

Date City Venue Country
29/03/17 Manchester (UK) Night & Day Cafe United Kingdom
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31/03/17 Dublin (IE) The Workmans Club Ireland
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01/04/17 Liverpool Central Library United Kingdom
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03/04/17 Newcastle (UK) The Cluny United Kingdom
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04/04/17 Norwich (UK) Norwich Arts Centre United Kingdom
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05/04/17 Bristol Thekla United Kingdom
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06/04/17 London The Dome United Kingdom
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07/04/17 - 08/04/17 Rotterdam (NL) Motel Mozaique Netherlands
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08/04/17 Amsterdam (NL) Paradiso Netherlands
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