The Decemberists unveil special tour

The Portland band will make their orchestral debut

The Decemberists have announced a five-city summer tour on which the band will be joined by a symphony orchestra in each city.

The shows will feature brand-new orchestral arrangements of The Decemberists’ songs composed by Sean O’Loughlin and will take place in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Chicago.

The tour calls at:

Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl, with LA Philharmonic (July 7)

Atlanta, GA – Chastain Park, with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (13)

Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion, with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (14)

Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center, with the Mann Festival Orchestra (15)

Chicago, IL – Grant Park Music Festival at Pritzker Pavilion, with Grant Park Orchestra (18)

The band will also play the following shows this summer:

Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music Festival (June 17)

New York City, NY – Central Park Summerstage (July 16)

Portland, OR – Edgefield Winery (22)

The have also confirmed a European tour including shows in the UK in September and October.

–By our New York staff.

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