The Decemberists

  1. Photos: Katy Perry, David Guetta, Robyn, Roger Faxon Rock EMI's Carnival-Themed Grammy After Party

    February 15, 2012 5:15 PM EST Guest attend the circus-themed EMI Grammy afterparty at The Capitol Tower in L.A. on Febr 12 (Photo by Mark Sullivan/Getty Images) Back in the day, record labels used to go all-out for their Grammy parties, and EMI's circus-themed event, held ...

  2. Newport Festivals Foundation Announces Creation of Musician-Comprised Advisory Board

    September 30, 2011 12:41 PM EDT The Newport Festivals Foundation announced Wednesday that it has created the Newport Folk Festival Board of Advisors. According to the foundation, the board will serve to "further advance the dialogue with both established and budding musicia ...

  3. Stephen Colbert, Jack White Record, Release Song Together (Watch)

    June 24, 2011 8:04 AM EDT The Colbert Report Tags: Colbert Report Full Episodes , Political Humor & Satire Blog , Video Archive NEW YORK - Stephen Colbert wants to climb the charts. Colbert debuted his new Jack White-produced single, "Charlene II (I'm Over Yo ...

  4. Amos Lee Nets First No. 1 Album In (Another) Dreary Chart Week

    February 02, 2011 11:00 AM EST It's a take-the-good/take-the-bad sort of week on the Billboard 200. On the one hand, singer/songwriter Amos Lee collects his first No. 1 and a career-high sales week of 40,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, with his new album, "Missio ...

  5. Arcade Fire, David Byrne Help Raise AIDS Charity Funds

    October 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A charity compilation featuring songs by Arcade Fire, David Byrne and Feist, among others, has raised over £400,000 ($662,370) for charity. The album, "Dark Was The Night," was released internationally in February this year by U.K. indep ...

  6. Booking Agent Kevin French Joins Paradigm

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bigshot Touring Artists founder/owner Kevin French has joined Paradigm as a music agent. French, who founded Portland, Ore.-based Bigshot, will begin working at Paradigm's New York office on June 15. As part of the move, French will bring his ...

  7. Kelly Clarkson Holds At No. 1, While 'Twilight' Bites Back

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson's "All I Ever Wanted" stays put at No. 1 for a second week on the Billboard 200 while the chart's top debut comes from Gorilla Zoe's "Don't Feed Da Animals" at No. 8 . . . The "Twilight&q ...

  8. Decemberists, Gomez Give SXSW An Early Start

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT An intimate club doubleheader by the Decemberists and Gomez gave the South By Southwest Music & Media Conference a soaring launch on Tuesday night in Austin, Texas. The annual affair formally starts today (March 18). The two groups, both promo ...

  9. Green Apple Festival Expands Concert Locations

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST In an ongoing effort to raise the profile of Earth Day (April 22), the third Green Apple Festival will expand this year with eight simultaneous concerts in city parks across the United States on April 20. Producers of the 2008 Green Apple Festival ...

  10. Bright Eyes Set For L.A. Philharmonic Concert

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's no doubt that pairing a band with a full-piece orchestra offers fans a unique way of seeing their favorite act in concert. But the experience doesn't come without challenges, as Bright Eyes band member Nate Walcott has recently l ...

  11. Shins, Ween, M.I.A. Help Open New NYC Venue

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Shows from the Shins, Ween, M.I.A., the National and the Decemberists are among the first confirmed for Terminal 5, a new venue opening in early October on the west side of midtown Manhattan. Launched by Bowery Presents, the venue at 610 W. 56th S ...

  12. Decemberists Get Orchestra Treatment

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This July, the Decemberists will perform alongside local orchestras at select dates in amphitheaters in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago and Columbia, Md. The Portland, Ore.-based act is currently playing 1,500- to 3,000-capacity theate ...

  13. Police, Tool, White Stripes Lead Bonnaroo Line Up

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill for the event include Wilco, the Flaming Lips, Ben Harper and the Innocent ...

  14. Decemberists Explore New Ground In March

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Indie rock titans the Decemberists are gearing up for a spring trek that will hit 1,500- to 3,000-capacity venues across the United States. The outing follows the success of the act's Capitol Records debut, "The Crane Wife," which h ...

  15. MAJOR MOVES

    September 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to its baroque, heavily orchestrated pop sound and detailed lyrics that delve into folklore and mythology, the Decemberists were an unlikely lot to receive a major-label advance. But on Oct. 3, Thanks to its baroque, heavily orchestrated po ...