Contemporary Music

Okkervil River


Wed 19 Feb 2014

 Supported by Louis and the HonkyTonk

Howling tenor and a skill set for narrating harrowing tales of vice and virtue, Sheff has become one of indie rock’s more celebrated literary-minded icons. PASTE MAGAZINE

Imaginative and majestic, Okkervil River sit at the warming nexus of indie rock and folk. With a prodigious outpouring of narrative and wordplay, the Texan band move gracefully between breezy buoyancy and sophisticated calm. Citing folk great Bob Seger as an influence — particularly the heartland rocker’s unapologetic sense of nostalgia — Okkervil River’s music holds an inherent magic that should not be missed.

They’re the business – grungy and crunchy and fun. TRAVIS JOHNSON, XPRESS MAGAZINE

Louis and the Honkytonk have never been a band to follow convention, playing dirty, genre-bending DIY psych-pop influenced by the likes of Nick Cave, The Zombies and Elliott Smith.  2013 saw them release their debut LP on vinyl, building on their strong performances supporting the likes of The Panics, Eagle and the Worm and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard.  With the next release underway, Louis and the Honkytonk are stepping out of the studio and into the Gardens.

Set times:
8pm: Louis and the Honkytonk
9.15pm: Okkervil River

                                                                               Listen on Spotify 


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Wed 19 Feb 2014
Chevron Festival Gardens

Wed 19 Feb, 8pm


General Admission $45.00
Friends $40.00

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