They kick things off at the Newport Folk Festival on August 1

The Decemberists have announced a tour of North America, kicking off at the Newport Folk Festival this Saturday (August 1)

The band are touring in support of their album ‘The Hazards of Love’ which they are playing in its entirety, and the outing will include slots at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits and Treasure Island Music Festival.

The band’s performance at the Newport Folk Festival will not be ‘The Hazards of Love’, but instead a special set for the festival.

The dates are:

Newport, RI Newport Folk Festival (August 1)
Montreal, QUE Osheaga Music & Arts Festival (2)
Toronto, ONT Kool Haus (3)
Madison, WI Orpheum Theater (5)
Chicago, IL Metro (6)
Chicago, IL Lollapalooza (7)
Indianapolis, IN Murat Egyptian Room (8)
Louisville, KY W.L. Lyons Brown Theater (August 10)
Detroit, MI Royal Oak Theater (11)
Buffalo, NY UB Center for the Arts (13)
Pittsburgh, PA Byham Theater (14)
Schwenksville, PA Philadelphia Folk Festival (15)
Holyoke, MA Mountain Park (16)
Burlington, VT Flynn Theater (September 20)
Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theater (21)
Norfolk, VA The Norva (23)
Charlottesville, VA Charlottesville Pavilion (24)
Asheville, NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (25)
Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium (27)
St. Augustine,FL St. Augustine Amphitheater (29)
Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live (30)
Houston, TX House of Blues (October 2)
Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival (3)
Tulsa, OK Cain’s Ballroom (4)
Lexington, KY University of Kentucky, Lexington (6)
Columbia, MO Ninth St. Fall Fest (7)
San Francisco, CA Treasure Island Music Festival (18)

–By our New York staff.
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