Photo by Jon GitchoffOkkervil River | Wye Oak
September 20, 2011
Will Sheff is making a mess. He's lost his glasses and his brown sports jacket and knocked over both of his mic stands and even very possibly yanked his guitar straight out of its amplifier -- it's a little hard to ... More >>
Alexandra ValentiPerhaps thanks to singer Will Sheff's creative writing background or its Russian literature-derived band name, Okkervil River wears the tag of "literate rock & roll" more than any other band not named the Decemberists. (Which is silly, since all songwriters are by definition ... More >>
Okkervil River is coming to the Pageant! And Wye Oak is opening! The show's on September 20th -- tickets are $16 ($19 day of show) and go on sale July 22nd at 5 p.m.
Okkervil River, touring in support of the recently released I Am Very Far, went to the head of the mid-to-late-Aughts indie ... More >>
Pace yourself on Friday and Saturday nights, because St. Louis has a surprising amount in store this Sunday. This weekend is chock full of activities both highbrow (wine tasting, abstract art, Oscar Wilde plays) and lowbrow (rock shows, swap meets, amateur photography), so whether you get down in ev ... More >>
(Lou Barlow at the Pageant in October, by Jason Stoff. More photos here.) Among the many show announcements today, Off Broadway slipped a few notable ones into the mix. First, on Sunday, August 22, Lou Barlow (who was great opening for and playing with Dinosaur Jr last year, as well as a funny inter ... More >>