Bon Iver cancels tour with TU Dance amid sex harassment claim concerning Twin Cities-based troupe

Bon Iver's 'Come Through' tour in collaboration with Tu Dance has been shelved.
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Bon Iver has canceled all remaining performances of its tour alongside Twin Cities-based dance company Tu Dance, amid sexual harassment allegations involving the troupe.

Tu Dance's co-founder and co-artistic director Uri Sands stepped down this week after being accused of sexual harassment by a former female employee, which allegedly happened between 2015 and 2017.

He and the company deny all allegations, per the Star Tribune, but felt his resignation would help the company "move forward," with his wife and co-founder, Toni Pierce-Sands, continuing to lead the troupe as artistic director.

Nonetheless, Justin Vernon and Bon Iver announced the collaboration between the Wisconsin band and the Twin Cities company would end.

"Due to circumstances outside of our control, all upcoming performances of 'Come Through' have been cancelled," a post on the Bon Iver Facebook group said.

"These decisions are never taken lightly by the Bon Iver team and it is with our deepest apologies to the fans who will miss out on these performances. Bon Iver will be back to your area soon.

"All tickets for these shows will be refunded at point of purchase and these performances will not be rescheduled."

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"Come Through" debuted at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul in 2018, and has subsequently moved on to several other cities including L.A. and New York.

There had been four planned collaborations in Houston, Nashville and New Orleans through the end of February.

Bon Iver's standalone concert appearances will still go ahead.

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