Photos – The Decemberists at the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, Aug 8 2017
– photos by Jessica Vandergulik
The Decemberists at the Orpheum Theatre. The Portland, Oregon band includes Colin Meloy (lead vocals, guitar, principal songwriter), Chris Funk (guitar, multi-instrumentalist), Jenny Conlee (keyboards, piano, Hammond organ, accordion), Nate Query (bass), and John Moen (drums).
They released their debut EP, 5 Songs, in 2001. The band released its seventh full-length album What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World in 2015. In July, the band released a collaborative album with UK folk artist Olivia Chaney. Entitled The Queen of Hearts, the album came out under the name “Offa Rex” on Nonesuch Records.