Hailing from Austin, Texas, indie folk-rockers Okkervil River are celebrating the release of their seventh and most recent studio album, the retro-tinged, The Silver Gymnasium, with an Australian tour. Here for Perth Festival 2014, the band have added dates in Melbourne and Sydney to their trip. Inspired by frontman Will Sheff‘s life in his hometown
Okkervil River will make their fifth journey to our shores for an Australian tour this October.
The contemporary music line-up for the Melbourne Festival 2011 has been unveiled, with the likes of Okkervil River, Lucky Dragons, Bachelorette, Aesop Rock, Kimya Dawson, the Dead Kennedys named as well as a special performance from noisy Japanese legends MONO, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra to recreate their famous Holy Ground performance.
Austin’s OKKERVIL RIVER return to Australia this May for appearances in regional Australia as part of the Groovin’ The Moo festivals