Touring in support of the best-selling The King Is Dead album, the band begins its June journey June 10 in Tennessee at the Bonnaroo Music Festival. Other dates include June 11 in North Carolina at the Raleigh Amphitheatre, June 13 in Columbia, Md., at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, June 14 in New York at Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell, June 15 at Philadelphia’s Academy Of Music and June 16-19 at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado.
Best Coast appears on all new dates except Bonnaroo and Telluride.
In conjunction with Record Store Day, The Decemberists will release a limited edition EP April 16. Live At Bull Moose contains seven tracks, including a cover of The Louvin Brothers’ country ballad “If I Could Only Win Your Love.”
The band has also introduced a “Create-Your-Own Polaroid Slideshow” on its website where fans can pick from more than 2,000 photos of the group taken by Autumn De Wilde during The King Is Dead recording sessions and create custom slideshows set to one of the four album’s tracks.
For more information on the tour, the photos, the EP, life, the universe and everything, visit Decemberists.com.