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    MacEwan Hall/Ballroom 2500 University Drive, NW, Calgary, AB

The Decemberists

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August 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
$42.50

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MacEwan Hall,
2500 University Drive NW Calgary , T2N 1N4 Canada
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Description

“In some ways, this album was four years in the making,” says Colin Meloy, frontman and primary songwriter of the Decemberists. “We were on hiatus, so we had all the time we could want, no schedule or tour, no expectations.” With the ability to work at their own pace, the resulting record, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, is the band’s most varied and dynamic work, both musically and emotionally. Since their earliest recordings more than a decade ago, the Decemberists have always been known for their sense of scope and daring—from “The ...
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Getting Here

  • Getting here by Train
    The University CTrain station lies on the eastern-most edge of campus. Walking west from the station will lead you directly to the MacEwan Hall venues.
  • Getting here by Bus
    There are numerous Calgary Transit buses that provide access to campus. Stops are available on the north, via 32nd Avenue, N.W., and the south, via 24th Avenue/University Drive/University Way, N.W.
  • Getting here by Taxi
    You can direct taxis to the University of Calgary campus – “MacEwan Student Centre” (via 32nd Ave/Collegiate Blvd., N.W.) or “University of Calgary, south side” (via 24th Ave./University Way, N.W.) If you are dropped off on the south side of campus then you can walk the path north between the Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL) and Murray Fraser Hall/McKimmie Library to reach MacEwan Hall.

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