The Decemberists

The Decemberists will follow up an in-progress European run with a spring and summer outing across North America, all in support of last month's "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World." // Tour dates at SoundSpike

The Decemberists promote "What a Terrible World..."

The Decemberists will follow up an in-progress European run with a spring and summer outing across North America, all in support of last month's "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World."
The Decemberists withdrew their support for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation after the breast cancer fundraising group cut its funding of Planned Parenthood clinics in a controversial move earlier this week.

Decemberists pull Komen support after Planned Parenthood flap

The Decemberists withdrew their support for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation after the breast cancer fundraising group cut its funding of Planned Parenthood clinics in a controversial move earlier this week.
Portland, OR-based folk-rockers The Decemberists have covered a lot of ground this year, touring North America extensively behind "The King is Dead," which debuted atop The Billboard 200 album chart in January.

In Pictures: The Decemberists in Redmond, WA

Live photos of The Decemberists from Monday (8/22) at the Marymoor Amphitheater in Redmond, WA during their North American tour behind their album "The King is Dead."
San Francisco's Outside Lands Music & Art Festival 2011 wrapped things up Sunday night (8/14) with an epic performance by headliners Arcade Fire. Their set was summed up in a review by SoundSpike's Rob Evans as having "...an almost spiritual feel, with the crowd joining in unison on the chants that form the hooks of so many of the group's songs. The combination was perfect prescription for sending the crowd home on a high."
As the Decemberists wind down their current trek, they find themselves at a crossroads. They've already announced they plan to take a hiatus, as frontman Colin Meloy concentrates on "Wildwood," his soon-to-be-published book, illustrated by his wife and band cover artist Carson Ellis; and keyboardist/accordionist Jenny Conlee continues her battle with breast cancer.

Concert: The Decemberists in Los Angeles

A review of the Decemberists' Aug. 12, 2011 concert at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.
The Decemberists have expanded the routing of their Popes of Pendarvia Tour well into the summer with a tour plan that hits five major festivals, winding things down in California for the time being. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

The Decemberists weave tour through spring, summer festivals

The Decemberists have expanded the routing of their Popes of Pendarvia Tour well into the summer with a tour plan that hits five major festivals, winding things down in California for the time being.
The bill for this year's edition of San Francisco's Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, set for Aug. 12-14 at Golden Gate Park, will be headed up by Muse, Phish and Arcade Fire.

Muse, Phish, Arcade Fire top Outside Lands lineup

The bill for this year's edition of San Francisco's Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, set for Aug. 12-14 at Golden Gate Park, will be headed up by Muse, Phish and Arcade Fire.
Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris and The Decemberists will headline the Newport Folk Festival July 30-31 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI.

Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, The Decemberists lead Newport Folk Festival

Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris and The Decemberists will headline the Newport Folk Festival July 30-31 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI.
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February 2015
20 - Brighton, United Kingdom - Brighton Dome
21 - London, United Kingdom - O2 Academy Brixton
23 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
24 - Brussels, Belgium - Ancienne Belgique
25 - Nijmegen, Netherlands - Doornroosje
26 - Berlin, Germany - Astra
28 - Zurich, Switzerland - Kaufleutensaal

March 2015
1 - Milan, Italy - Magazzini Generall
21 - Portland, OR - Keller Auditorium
24 - Minneapolis, MN - Northrop Auditorium
25 - Milwaukee, WI - Riverside Theatre
27 - Chicago, IL - Chicago Theatre
28 - Royal Oak, MI - Royal Oak Music Theatre
30 - Toronto, Ontario - Massey Hall
31 - Pittsburgh, PA - Benedum Center

April 2015
1 - Buffalo, NY - UB Center for the Arts
3, 4 - Boston, MA - House of Blues Boston
6 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
7 - Philadelphia, PA - Academy of Music
9 - Charlotte, NC - Fillmore Charlotte
10, 11 - Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle
12 - Knoxville, TN - Rhythm & Blooms Festival
13 - Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
29 - Mesa, AZ - Mesa Arts Center
30 - San Diego, CA - The North Park Theatre

May 2015
1 - Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre
2 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
22 - Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater (w/Spoon)
24 - Missoula, MT - Big Sky Brewing Company
27 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre (w/Spoon)
29 - Papillion, NE - Sumtur Amphitheater
30 - St. Louis, MO - Peabody Opera House
31 - Columbus, OH - The LC Pavilion

June 2015
1 - Charlottesville, VA - Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
3 - Raleigh, NC - Red Hat Amphitheater
4 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion
5 - New York, NY - Governors Ball Music Festival

July 2015
10 - Troutdale, OR - McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheatre

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