Justin Vernon/ Star Tribune photo by Aaron Lavinsky

Justin Vernon/ Star Tribune photo by Aaron Lavinsky

Labor Day has come and gone and that, of course, means summer is over.

Some people have already turned their thoughts to next summer.  Shawn Mendes' concert for Aug. 6 at Xcel Energy Center was announced Wednesday.

Now the third edition of the Eaux Claires festival has been announced for June 16-17 in Eau Claire, Wis. A limited number of “pre-sale” tickets will be available at 10 a.m. Friday.

What’s curious is the third weekend in June -- that would be the 16th and 17th next year -- is traditionally when the long-established Rock the Garden is staged by Walker Art Center and 89.3 the Current.

While Eaux Claires is the baby of Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, the Current is something of a stepfather as one of the festival’s biggest supporters.

This summer, Eaux Claires, which favors indie rock, competed in July with the nearby Summer Set, a more eclectic fest with EDM, rock and hip-hop, in Somerset, Wis.

We’ve reached out to organizers of Eaux Claires III and Rock the Garden for comments; stay tuned. 

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