The Decemberists, who released one of the most ambitious albums of the year with "The Hazards of Love,"  will continue to tour into the fall with three more weeks of dates added to the "A Short Fazed Hovel" outing.

The band performs "Hazards," a concept album, from start to finish on tour. The new leg starts Sept. 20 in Burlington, Vt. For fans who can't wait, NPR Music will webcast and broadcast the band's Aug. 1 performance at the Newport Folk Festival.

The Decemberists' confirmed 2009 tour dates with the new shows are as follows:

 Aug. 1       Newport, RI                       Newport Folk Festival
Aug. 2        Montreal, QUE                  Osheaga Music & Arts Festival
Aug. 3        Toronto, ONT                    Kool Haus (w/ Heartless Bastards)
Aug. 5        Madison, WI                      Orpheum Theater (w/ Heartless Bastards)
Aug. 6        Chicago, IL              Metro (w/ Heartless Bastards)
Aug. 7        Chicago, IL              Lollapalooza
Aug. 8        Indianapolis, IN   Murat Egyptian Room (w/ Heartless Bastards)
Aug. 10        Louisville, KY                    W.L. Lyons Brown Theater (w/ Blind Pilot)
Aug. 11        Detroit, MI              Royal Oak Theater (w/ Heartless Bastards)
Aug. 13        Buffalo, NY             UB Center for the Arts (w/ Heartless Bastards)
Aug. 14        Pittsburgh, PA                  Byham Theater (w/ Heartless Bastards)
Aug. 15        Schwenksville, PA           Philadelphia Folk Festival
Aug. 16        Holyoke, MA                     Mountain Park (w/ Heartless Bastards)
Sept. 20       Burlington, VT                 Flynn Theater (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Sept. 21       Montclair, NJ                     Wellmont Theater (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Sept. 23       Norfolk, VA                        The Norva (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Sept. 24       Charlottesville, VA          Charlottesville Pavilion (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Sept. 25       Asheville, NC                     Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Sept. 27       Nashville, TN                    Ryman Auditorium (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Sept. 29       St. Augustine,FL   St. Augustine Amphitheater (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Sept. 30       Orlando, FL                        Hard Rock Live (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Oct. 2            Houston, TX                      House of Blues (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Oct. 3            Austin, TX               Austin City Limits Music Festival
Oct. 4            Tulsa, OK                Cain's Ballroom (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Oct. 6            Lexington, KY                   University of Kentucky, Lexington (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Oct. 7            Columbia, MO                   Ninth St. Fall Fest (w/ Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames)
Oct. 18          San Francisco, CA            Treasure Island Music Festival
Nov. 18        London, UK                       Forum
Nov. 19        London, UK                       Coronet