The Decemberists' frontman Colin Meloy is taking a break from his successful children's book series The Wildwood Chronicles to release new EP of cover songs and head out on his first solo tour in five years this fall.
Meloy will play the Carolina Theatre in Durham on Wednesday, November 6. Eleanor Friedberger will open. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 2, via the venue box office and Ticketmaster for $26 to $36.
Check out a video of Meloy performing The Decemberists' tune "Down By the Water" during a solo concert for KEXP a few years ago below.
Colin Meloy tour dates
11.01.13 - New York, NY - Town Hall
11.02.13 - Glenside, PA - Keswick Theatre
11.04.13 - Somerville, MA - Somerville Theatre
11.05.13 - Washington, DC - Lincoln Theatre
11.06.13 - Durham, NC - Carolina Theatre
11.08.13 - Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
11.09.13 - Louisville, KY - Headliners Music Hall
11.11.13 - Chicago, IL - Park West
11.12.13 - Madison, WI - Majestic Theatre
11.13.13 - Minneapolis, MN - The Woman’s Club