Tour: Okkervil River announce side shows
It seems Australian audiences can’t get enough of Texan darlings Okkervil River, as the band make their fifth journey to our shores this October. The five-piece come armed with a swag of new songs from their recently released sixth album, ‘I Am Very Far’.
Lead by the commanding and charismatic Will Sheff, who Pitchfork described as “one of the best lyric-writers in indie rock”, Okkervil River deliver a realness and raw quality that makes their audience feel at home in the room, taking the crowd from rowdy sing alongs to silent intense listening.
In addition to their previously announced Melbourne Festival shows, Okkervil River will bring their gritty lyricism and rambunctious blend of country, folk and rock to audiences in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.
Okkervil Australian Tour Dates 2011
Perth: 12th Oct @ Capitol
Melbourne: 14th Oct @ Forum Theatre
Gippsland: 15th Oct @ Meeniyan Town Hall
Sydney: 18th Oct @ Metro Theatre
Melbourne: 19th Oct @ The Hi-Fi
‘I Am Very Far’ is out now on Jagjaguwar