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The Decemberists Announce June Tour Dates, Record Store Day EP

March 8, 2011  |  4:00pm
The Decemberists Announce June Tour Dates, Record Store Day EP

Following the sold-out first leg of The Decemberists’ tour in support of The King is Dead, the band has announced a short series of shows throughout June, including performances at several major festivals. The band will kick off the second leg of the tour at Bonnaroo on June 10, finishing up with a performance at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado June 16-19.

The Decemberists have also announced the release of a live EP in conjunction with Record Store Day. Live at Bull Moose features seven-track recorded at Bull Moose in Scarborough, Maine, including several songs from The King is Dead as well as a cover of “If I Could Only Win Your Love” by The Louvin Brothers.

Live at Bull Moose will be available exclusively through participating independent record stores on Record Store Day, April 16.

A limited number of pre-sale tickets for select dates on the second leg of the tour are available here.

Dates:

March
7 – Birmingham, U.K. @ Birmingham Institute =
8 – Bristol, U.K. @ Bristol Academy =
10 – Manchester, U.K. @ Manchester Academy =
11 – Leeds, U.K. @ Leeds Academy =
12 – Bexhill, U.K. @ De la Warr Pavillion =
13 – Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix =
14 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso =
16 – London, U.K. @ Hammersmith Apollo =

April
16 – Colorado Springs, Colo. @ University of Colorado +
17 – Omaha, Neb. @ Holland Performing Arts Center +
18 – Iowa City, Iowa @ University of Iowa +
19 – Madison, Wis. @ Overture Hall +
21 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Benedum Center +
22 – Royal Oak, Mich. @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
23 – Columbus, Ohio @ The LC Pavilion +
25 – Grand Rapids, Mich. @ Calvin College +
26 – Louisville, Ky. @ Iroquois Amphitheater +
27 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Pageant +
29 – Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
30 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheatre

May
1 – New Orleans, La. @ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
2 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre +
29 – Bend, Ore. @ Les Schwab Amphitheater *
30 – Quincy, Wash. @ Sasquatch! Music Festival

June
10 – Manchester, Tenn. @ Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
11 – Raleigh, N.C. @ Raleigh Amphitheater #
13- Columbia, Md. @ Merriweather Post Pavilion #
14 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Celebrate Brooklyn – Prospect Park Bandshell #
15 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Academy of Music #
16-19 – Telluride, Colo. @ Telluride Bluegrass Festival

- = with Blind Pilot
- + with Justin Townes Earle
- * with Rodrigo Y Gabriela
- # with Best Coast

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