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The Decemberists | News 04.17.09

Point of Order:
‘ Sales ongoing for Phase Two of The “A Short Fazed Hovel” Tour 2009
‘ The Decemberists play the Newport Folk Festival’s 50 year anniversary!
‘ Record Store Day TOMORROW

Adored Mailing List Recipients,

People! Listen up! The on-sale date for many of The “A Short Fazed Hovel” Tour 2009 (Phase Two) shows are imminent! Look to the list below for your applicable date/city, keeping in mind that all on-sale times are local. On these dates, as on all of the “Hovel” Tour, the band will be performing their latest LP, The Hazards of Love, in its entirety for one set, then returning for a second set of mixed-bag favorites. Please head to The Decemberists tour date page for show and ticket details and links.

7/17 Marymoor Park, Seattle – On sale tomorrow 4/18 at 10 AM
7/21-22 The Vogue, Vancouver – On sale tomorrow 4/18 at 10 AM
8/3 – Kool Haus, Toronto – On sale now
8/5 – Orpheum, Madison – On sale tomorrow 4/18 at 10 AM
8/8 – Murat Egyptian Room – On sale now
8/10 – Brown Theatre, Louisville – On sale NEXT Friday 4/24 at 10 AM
8/11 – Royal Oak Music Theatre, Detroit – On sale now

In other news, it’s The Decemberists supreme honor to announce their inclusion in the 50th Anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival (nĂ© George Wein’s FOLK FESTIVAL 50) July 31 – August 2. Check out the details at www.folkfestival50.com. Caveat: The Decemberists have demanded that they will only perform on the condition that those weird, spherical microphones are in use: http://www.rabbireport.com/archives/2007/10/21/OtherSide.jpg.

Record Store Day is tomorrow! In celebration of this auspicious day, the Decemberists are releasing a 7″ single: “The Rake’s Song b/w East India Lanes.” Go support your local independent record store!

Yours,

The Decemberists
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