Okkervil River is the folk rock band led by Will Sheff. The cult band is a favourite amongst their peers as much as their own fans.
The band from Austin, Texas, take their name from a short story by contemporary Russian author Tatyana Tolstaya. The band formed in 1998 and quickly released the EP Bedroom followed by the seven track EP Stars Too Small To Use the next year.
The band have released a total of seven studio albums including Don’t Fall In Love With Everyone You See (2002), Down The River Of Golden Dreams (2003), Black Sheep Boy (2005), The Stage Names (2007), The Stands Ins (2008), I Am Very Far which his #32 in the Billboard 200 and their latest album The Silver Gymnasium (2013).
Okkervil River tickets can be bought through the Gigantic website.
The amazing band will be back in the UK this Autumn. In November they will play Islington Assembly Hall in London, Thekla in Bristol and Manchester Gorilla.
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