With the release of their third album, The King Is Dead, The Decemberists have established themselves as indie rock superstars. The album portrays the characteristics of this Portland, OR-born band with serene folk melodies, nature references and meaningful lyrics. In addition to their musical genius, the group also possesses a knack for entertainment. During concerts, the band stages comedic reenactments of sea battles and ancient events, and acts out songs with audience members. Listen to peaceful rock and enjoy whimsical skits in person, on July 29, at the Borgata Event Center in Atlantic City. Doors open at 7 p.m., tickets are $39.50.