September 15, 2009

The Decemberists: "Here Come The Waves: The Hazards of Love Visualized" 10/19 in LA

The Decemberists
photo: Autumn DeWilde

The Decemberists go multimedia with a special show in Los Angeles, playing their album The Hazards of Love in sync with four animations by four different directors:

On October 19, The Decemberists will unveil Here Come The Waves: The Hazards of Love Visualized, a special project that takes their ambitious and acclaimed song cycle to new heights for it’s final American performance at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. This unique live experience will feature The Decemberists in collaboration with four filmmakers — Guilherme Marcondes, Julia Pott, Peter Sluszka and Santa Maria — each of whom have created animation to accompany a section of the music. Presented in association with Flux, the event will also be a benefit for The GRAMMY Foundation’s Grammy In The Schools music education programs for high school students.

At Royce Hall, The Decemberists will perform the entire piece synchronized with the animation, as well as an additional second set of older and newer material. A limited presale will begin at 10:00am PT on Wednesday, September 16 at General tickets will go on sale on Friday, September 18.
Live dates:
  • 09/18 Orono, Maine, University of Maine #
  • 09/19 New York, NY Terminal 5 #
  • 09/20 Burlington, VT Flynn Theater #
  • 09/21 Montclair, NJ, Wellmont Theater #
  • 09/23 Norfolk, VA The Norva #
  • 09/24 Charlottesville, VA Charlottesville Pavilion #
  • 09/25 Asheville, NC, Thomas Wolfe Auditorium #
  • 09/26 Athens, GA The Classic Center #
  • 09/27 Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium #
  • 09/29 St. Augustine, FL, St. Augustine Amphitheater #
  • 09/30 Orlando, FL, Hard Rock Live #
  • 10/02 Houston, TX House of Blues #
  • 10/03 Austin, TX, Austin City Limits Music Festival
  • 10/04 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom #
  • 10/06 Lexington, KY University of Kentucky, Lexington #
  • 10/07 Columbia, MO, Ninth St. Fall Fest #
  • 10/08 Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre #
  • 10/09 Minneapolis, MN, State Theatre #
  • 10/18 San Francisco, CA Treasure Island Music Festival
  • 10/19 Los Angeles, CA, UCLA Royce Hall
  • 11/18 London, UK Forum
  • 11/19 London, UK Coronet
  • 11/21 The Hague, Netherlands, Crossing Border Festival

# w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames


HCTF review of The Hazards of Love.

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