Decemberists Detail International Tour

The Decemberists have detailed a very extensive tour to support their upcoming full-length. Ironically excluding the month that is in their name, the band has a tour schedule that sees them traveling the globe from January to March.

The band is set to release their newest album, The King Is Dead on January 18th via Capitol Records. You can watch a short preview of the record below.

If you want to see the Decemberists, check them out…

01-25 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre *
01-28-29 Boston, MA – House of Blues *
01-31 Montreal, Quebec – Olympia De Montreal *
02-01 Toronto, Ontario – Sound Academy *
02-02 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre *
02-04 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre *
02-05 Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theatre #
02-06 Minneapolis, MN – State Theatre #
02-07 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theatre #
02-09 Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater #
02-10 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre #
02-12 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern #
02-13 San Diego, CA – House of Blues #
02-14 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater #
02-18 Seattle, WA – Paramount Ballroom #
02-19 Portland, OR – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall #
03-04 Dublin, Ireland – Vicar Street
03-05 Glasgow, Scotland – ABC
03-07 Birmingham, England – Birmingham Institute
03-08 Bristol, England – Bristol Academy
03-10 Manchester, England – Manchester Academy
03-11 Leeds, England – Leeds Academy
03-13 Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
03-14 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
03-16 London, England – Hammersmith Apollo

* with Wye Oak
# with Mountain Man

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Lollapalooza 2009, We Want to Go There

Lollapalooza’s 2009 lineup has recently been announced, and with 130 bands, it leaves little room to complain. Start saving up now for August’s shows in Chicago which includes such bands as Of Montreal, Kings of Leon, Beastie Boys, Cold War Kids, The Killers, TV on the Radio, Andrew Bird,¬†Vampire Weekend, Decemberists, Neko Case, Band of Horses, Fleet Foxes, Chairlift, Los Campesinos!, Crystal Castles, Santogold and so many more.¬† This is perhaps the best Lolla lineup we’ve ever seen.

The tickets run about $190 for all 3 days. Pretty sweet deal if you ask us. See you there hopefully!

For more information go to www.lollapalooza.com