Photos: The Decemberists + Whitney at the Fox Theater
The Decemberists (photo: Lilly Nguyen) Last Friday saw loquacious wordsmith rockers the Decemberists headline the Fox Theater. They were supported by quickly-rising rock band Whitney, and we were lucky enough to have our photographer Lilly Nguyen at the show to capture the gallery below of both performers.
The Decemberists to play Greek Theatre on Friday
Spoiler alert: As some point during their show at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Friday, The Decemberists will make a major theatrical production of “The Mariner’s Revenge Song,” the expansive sea shanty/revenge tale from their Picaresque album that is one part biblical, one part Moby Dick, and one part Pinocchio. That rendition will be entertaining, expertly-crafted, and, for anyone who’s ever attended a Decemberists show, warmly familiar. Basically, it’s a summation of the band. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb8oUbMrydk Their geek-rock credentials now firmly established (this is the group that sings about boys in knickers, makes rock operas about doomed romances between man [...]