Indie Rockers Too Cool for Manhattan, Head to Jersey

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Photo: The Decemberists

In other Stephen Colbert–related news, we'll mention that the Decemberists — the "hyperliterate prog-rock" band he recently battled for green-screen dominance — yesterday released their U.S. touring schedule for spring. As New York has already deemed the group about as brilliant as possible, we were a bit miffed to discover that no New York City venue made the list. But then we saw where the tour kicks off: Jersey City. Of course it does.
Lori Fradkin

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