The Decemberists Premiere Video for ‘This is Why We Fight,’ Announce Tour Dates

April 16th, 2011
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The Decemberists recently premiered a post-apocalyptic Peter Pan-themed video for their most recent single from The King is Dead, “This is Why We Fight.” Check out the video along with some tour dates after the jump.

Check out the video for “This is Why We Fight” below:

The tour kicks off tonight in Colorado Springs and will run throughout mid-August before wrapping up in San Francisco on August 13.  Tour support includes Justin Townes Earle, Les Schwab Ampitheater and Best Coast.  The full list of dates is below:

04/16 – Colorado Springs, CO – University of Colorado *
04/17 – Omaha, NE – Holland Performing Arts Center *
04/18 – Iowa City, IA – University of Iowa *
04/19 – Madison, WI – Overture Hall *
04/21 – Pittsburgh, PA – Benedum Center *
04/22 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre *
04/23 – Columbus, OH – The LC Pavilion *
04/25 – Grand Rapids, MI – Calvin College *
04/26 – Lousiville, KY – Iroquois Amphitheater *
04/27 – St. Louis, MO – The Paegeant *
04/29 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
04/30 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s
05/01 – New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz Festival
05/02 – Atlanta, GA – Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre *
05/29 – Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater ^
05/30 – George, WA - Sasquatch! Music Festival
06/10 – Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
06/11 – Raleigh, NC – Raleigh Amphitheater ~
06/13 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion ~
06/14 – Brooklyn, NY – Prospect Park Bandhsell (Celebrate Brooklyn) ~
06/15 – Philadelphia, PA – Academy of Music ~
06/16-19 – Telluride, CO - Telluride Bluegrass Festival
07/19 – Jacksonville, OR – Britt Pavilion
07/30 – Newport, RI - Newport Folk Festival
08/05 – Indianapolis, IN – White River State Park
08/12 – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
08/13 – San Francisco, CA - Outside Lands Music Festival

* w/ Justin Townes Earle
^ w/ Les Schwab Amphitheater
~ w/ Best Coast

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