May 31st, 2011
Episode 304 of 429 episodes
Multi-instrumentalist Jenny Conlee wasn't expected to join the band only weeks removed from a breast-cancer diagnosis. But she appeared nonetheless. The band interspersed old favorites with tunes from this year's The King Is Dead. Recorded live at The Gorge on Monday, May 30, The Decemberists performs here as part of the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival outside Seattle, Wash. Language Advisory: This is a live concert recording, and may not contain language suitable for all audiences.