The Decemberists at Brewery Ommegang

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Announced today: The Decemberists are set to play a show at Brewery Ommegang July 26. Tickets go on sale Friday (April 3) -- they're $35 ahead. (There's also a presale starting today for members of the mailing list for promoter Dan Smalls Presents.)

The Decemberists by themselves are a pretty big draw -- they've been playing a string of sold-out shows recently. (Here's a review of a show this week. A giant paper mache whale was involved.) But the show also includes a strong opener -- indie pop act Lucius will take the stage first. They played a sold out show at The Hollow in Albany this past December.

Old Crow Medicine Show
Also announced today: Old Crow Medicine Show will be back at Ommegang July 24. Opener is Sturgill Simpson. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 3 -- they're $40 ahead.

More Ommegang shows this summer
May 22: The Pixies with TV on the Radio
June 13: The Avett Brothers with John Prine - sold out
August 1: Bonnie Raitt

photo: Autumn de Wilde

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Can't wait for this! The Decemberists haven't been around in a long while (they were on hiatus for a few years), but they used to hit this area (well, western Mass) on every tour. Their shows are always so much fun - audience participation, banter, etc. And seeing them outside a nice summer night is especially great. And Lucius as the opener?! This will be this year's show to beat, IMHO.

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