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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. 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.

In Pictures: The Decemberists in Redmond, WA

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. 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."

In Pictures: Outside Lands (Day 3), San Francisco

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." Photos from day three (8/14) of the 2011 Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco; Arcade Fire, Mavis Staples, Deadmau5, John Fogerty, Josh Ritter, Tune-Yards, Beirut, and Grouplove.

Concert: The Decemberists in Los Angeles

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. A review of the Decemberists' Aug. 12, 2011 concert at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.

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. // Tour dates at SoundSpike 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.

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. 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, 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. Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris and The Decemberists will headline the Newport Folk Festival July 30-31 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI.

Decemberists expand tour plans into June

The Decemberists have added a new round of shows to their upcoming North American tour, including some major U.S. festival stops. // Tour dates at SoundSpike The Decemberists have added a new round of shows to their upcoming North American tour, including some major U.S. festival stops.
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