The Decemberists Get Their Own Day In Portland
  • TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015

  • Posted by: Aimee Curran

Big congrats to The Decemberists who are celebrating the release of their seventh studio album, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World. The album, which dropped today, is getting extra attention from their hometown of Portland, Oregon who have officially declared January 20, 2015, "Decemberists Day."

Portland's mayor, Charlie Hales is set to present the band with the proclamation posted below at City Hall followed by a performance by the band and the unveiling of a collaborative art piece created by 50 local Portland artists and small businesses inspired by the album. Pretty cool.





The band will be hitting the road in February on an extensive tour throughout Europe and North America and will betaking an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel January 22.

The Decemberists Tour Dates:
February 11 Vicar Street Dublin, Ireland
February 13 O2 Academy Glasgow Glasgow, UK
February 14 O2 Academy Leeds Leeds, UK
February 16 O2 Academy Bristol Bristol, UK **SOLD OUT**
February 17 Manchester Academy Manchester, UK
February 18 The Institute Birmingham, UK
February 20 Brighton Dome Concert Hall Brighton, UK **SOLD OUT**
February 21 O2 Academy Brixton London, UK **SOLD OUT**
February 23 Paradiso Amsterdam, Netherlands
February 24 AB Brussels, Belgium
February 25 Doornroosje Nijmegen, Netherlands
February 26 Astra Kulturhaus Berlin, Germany **SOLD OUT**
February 28 Kaufleuten Zrich, Switzerland
March 1 Magazzini Generali Milan, IT
March 21 Keller Auditorium Portland, OR **SOLD OUT**
March 24 Northrop Auditorium Minneapolis, MN **SOLD OUT**
March 25 Riverside Theater Milwaukee, WI
March 27 Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL **SOLD OUT**
March 28 Royal Oak Music Theatre Royal Oak, MI **SOLD OUT**
March 30 Massey Hall Toronto, ON
March 31 Benedum Center Pittsburgh, PA
April 1 UB Center For The Arts Buffalo, NY
April 3 House of Blues Boston, MA **SOLD OUT**
April 4 House of Blues Boston, MA **SOLD OUT**
April 6 Beacon Theatre New York, NY **SOLD OUT**
April 7 Academy of Music Philadelphia, PA
April 9 The Fillmore Charlotte Charlotte, NC
April 10 The Tabernacle Atlanta, GA
April 11 The Tabernacle Atlanta, GA
April 12 Rhythm N Blooms Festival Knoxville, TN
April 13 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN
April 29 Mesa Performing Arts Center Mesa, AZ
April 30 North Park Theatre San Diego, CA
May 1 Greek Theatre Berkeley, CA
May 2 Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA
May 27 Red Rocks Denver, CO **co-headling with Spoon**
June 5-7 Governors Ball New York, NY
July 10 Edgefield Troutdale, OR

Opening Acts:
Serafina Steer: February 13-March 1
The Minus 5: March 21
Alvvays: March 24-April 13
Lucius: May 1-2
Courtney Barnett: May 27
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