Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon enjoyed a steep rise to fame after splitting with his band five years ago and retreating to a hunting cabin to record the spare, melancholic, and ultimately beautiful For Emma, Forever Ago. Soon after, Vernon was collaborating with Kanye West. In Bon Iver, Vernon and his collaborators have crafted an album so gorgeous in its subtlety and pensive optimism that this show—in the most beautiful room in our city—is a show for lovers. (Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St, www.stgpresents.org, 7:30 pm, $34.50, all ages)

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