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2018
In the Rainbow Rain
2016
Away
2015
Black Sheep Boy (10th Anniversary Edition)
2013
The Silver Gymnasium
2011
I Am Very Far
2010
True Love Cast Out All Evil (with Okkervil River)
2008
The Stand Ins
2007
The Stage Names (Bonus Track Version)
2005
Okkervil River Live At Schubas 05/13/2005
2005
Black Sheep Boy
2004
Okkervil River Live At Schubas 05/09/2004
2003
Julie Doiron / Okkervil River
2003
Down the River of Golden Dreams
2002
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See
Okkervil River Jul 31, 2019
After a delay because of the "Rarities & Requests 2019" tour, I'm excited to announce the newest volume of our "A Dream in the Dark" live album series. This one's a little different than the others, in that it was specially curated by a fan - Jason "Hot Tub" Callahan, who is quite possibly the earliest Okkervil River fan who didn't start out a friend of band. "Hot Tub" (a nickname we gave Jason while he was traveling with us as our merch person in 2004 and 2005) chose his recordings from a very rough and vulnerable period in Okkervil River history, the 2002-2005 range, when we were still learning the ropes on tour. As a result, this album is rawer than the rest of the "Dream in the Dark" series, with an exciting bootleg feel that captures the growing pains of a band fumbling their way from innocence to experience. The liner notes of this release are particularly exhaustive, combining notes from Hot Tub with my own long and detailed memories of that time on tour as well as the composition of and the stories behind a lot of these songs. There are lots of photos throughout and the audio notes contain snippets of early unreleased versions of these songs. This one's a deep dive into the small-stakes indie landscape of the early 2000s, the pains of one mid-20's, and an Austin that no longer really exists. https://www.adreaminthedark.com
Okkervil River Jul 16, 2019
NYC - early show at City Winery NYC tomorrow is SOLD OUT! A handful of tickets still remain for the late one. Tickets: https://bit.ly/2vnvGpf Photo: Adam Coe
Okkervil River Jul 08, 2019
Requests are in...the East Coast & Midwest Rarities & Requests tour starts tomorrow! July 9 - Ithaca, NY - The Haunt # July 10 - Toronto, ON - The Great Hall Toronto # July 12 - Chicago, IL - Old Town School of Folk Music # July 13 - Ferndale, MI - The Magic Bag # July 15 - Washington DC - The Hamilton # July 16 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live # July 17: New York City, NY - City Winery NYC (Early)# July 17: New York City, NY - City Winery NYC (Late)# July 18 - Woodstock, NY - Colony Woodstock NY # July 19 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair # # w/ Lip Talk
Okkervil River Jun 14, 2019
2019 #RaritiesandRequests Tour starts next week! www.okkervilriver.com/tour June 18 - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel* June 20 - Seattle, WA - The Crocodile* June 21 - Vancouver, BC - The Wise Hall & Lounge* June 22 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios* June 23 - Eugene, OR - Sessions Music Hall* June 24 - Chico, CA - Sierra Nevada Brewery* June 25 - Sacramento, CA - Harlow's Restaurant & Nightclub* June 27 - San Diego, CA - Casbah San Diego* June 28 - Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour* July 9 - Ithaca, NY - The Haunt# July 10 - Toronto, ON - The Great Hall Toronto# July 12 - Chicago, IL - Old Town School of Folk Music # July 13 - Ferndale, MI - The Magic Bag# July 15 - Washington DC - The Hamilton# July 16 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live# July 17: New York City, NY - City Winery NYC (Early)# July 17: New York City, NY - City Winery NYC (Late)# July 18 - Woodstock, NY - Colony Woodstock NY# July 19 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair # * with Christian Lee Hutson # with LIP TALK
Okkervil River Jun 13, 2019
Enjoyed chatting with Billboard about the #ADreamInTheDark subscription series
Okkervil River Jun 12, 2019
The new installment of #adreaminthedark is out!!! “Black Sheep Boy: The Anniversary Concerts” collects the very best selections from a 3-night stand we did at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom for the 10-year anniversary of #blacksheepboy and sees us doing the whole album in order with all of the bells and whistles and interludes and little touches (including Seth Warren’s electroacoustic recordings performed via unsynced cassette samplers), followed by all of “Black Sheep Boy Appendix” The liner notes consist of a loooooong conversation between Jonathan Meiburg and myself, recounting the history of the band up until & after those two releases, and are interspersed with great photos A Horse With No Name. took of that night. Volume 3 might be the most technically impressive and kind of sprawling in the whole “Dream in the Dark” series. It also marks the first appearance of our current guitarist Will Graefe. We were so happy with it we sprung for this TV spot, which will be debuting between “Hart to Hart” and “Jake and the Fatman.” #blacksheepboy #blacksheepboyappendix
Okkervil River Jun 05, 2019
The West Coast leg of the 2019 Rarities & Requests tour starts in two weeks!! Tickets: http://www.okkervilriver.com/tour
Okkervil River May 21, 2019
We're officially closing all West Coast #raritiesandrequests2019 song selections by the end of day today so I have time to build the setlists and learn how to play my own damn songs. So get in ‘em in now or else your night-of-show IPA-fragrant bellows of “WESTFALL!!!” will fall on deaf ears! 😉❤️❤️ Submit your request: bit.ly/2INNOQY
Okkervil River May 01, 2019
Volume 2 of our “A Dream in the Dark” live album series is up now! “A Room in Austin” is the second Okkervil River show ever recorded. It captures us at a very early stage, playing completely acoustic in Austin’s now-demolished folk coffeehouse Flipnotics. Recorded in 2000, just when we’d started sessions for “Don’t Fall in Love with Everyone You See.” We play early versions of stuff from that record, songs from our shaky weird rare out-of-print “Stars Too Small to Use” EP, and songs we’d record later down the line along with covers we’d never do again, ending with a cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing.” Super intimate room recording that feels like you’re right there in the room along with the audience of about 15 people (most of whom were our friends). A crazy time capsule of an Austin that’s gone, too. Liner notes lay out the early history of the band. It’s all at adreaminthedark.com #adreaminthedark #dontfallinlovewitheveryoneyousee #starstoosmalltouse
Okkervil River Apr 23, 2019
We are now opening up the few remaining spots in each night’s #raritiesandrequests2019 set list for general requests (If you purchased the “Golden Dreams” Subscription to #adreaminthedark you are all set and we have your guaranteed request). If you’re attending one the shows this summer and would like to request a song please fill out the form below. Due to the volume of guaranteed requests that came through these won’t be guaranteed, but we’ll do our best to work in as many requests as we can per night! Submit your request: bit.ly/2INNOQY
Okkervil River Apr 10, 2019
Shaky cam footage of the last few minutes of our slow version of “For Real” from “Orchestral in 2007” - our first volume of the #adreaminthedark live album series. www.adreaminthedark.com
Okkervil River Apr 08, 2019
If anyone ran into issues with “A Dream in the Dark” being sold out this weekend it’s back up now! Link is below and the live-request email for “Golden Dreams” subscribers/ticket purchasers will be going out later today! This is the front cover for the first release in the series, “Orchestral in 2007.” It’s a multi-track recording made immediately after we finished “The Stage Names” and features the live debut of some of those songs as well as some popular tunes from our previous albums (including a very old song from our self-released debut “Stars Too Small to Use”) alongside a Fugs cover and a slow version of “For Real” that I’m really proud of. We’re joined by a live string and brass section and backing vocalists. It sounds pretty massive. The liner notes contain excerpts from my journal around that time, detailing the show and the completion of “The Stage Names.” Go to www.adreaminthedark.com to learn more about it.
Okkervil River Apr 05, 2019
All summer 'Rarities & Requests' shows are now on sale! Tickets available at okkervilriver.com/tour June 18 - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel * June 20 - Seattle, WA - The Crocodile * June 21 - Vancouver, BC - The Wise Hall & Lounge * June 22 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios * June 23 - Eugene, OR - HiFi Music Hall * June 24 - Chico, CA - Sierra Nevada Brewery * June 25 - Sacramento, CA - Harlow's Restaurant & Nightclub * June 27 - San Diego, CA - Casbah San Diego * June 28 - Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour * July 9 - Ithaca, NY - The Haunt # July 10 - Toronto, ON - The Great Hall Toronto # July 12 - Chicago, IL - Old Town School of Folk Music # July 13 - Ferndale, MI - The Magic Bag # July 15 - Washington DC - The Hamilton # July 16 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live # July 17: New York City, NY - City Winery NYC (Early)# July 17: New York City, NY - City Winery NYC (Late)# July 18 - Woodstock, NY - Colony Woodstock NY # July 19 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair # * with Christian Lee Hutson # with LIP TALK
Okkervil River Apr 04, 2019
The early response to the “A Dream in the Dark” live-album series has been so heartwarmingly incredibly awesome! Very very sincere thanks to everyone!! Folks in the “Golden Dreams” tier who also pre-ordered a show ticket are gonna be getting an email on Monday to submit their song requests. Heads-up that we got a landslide of requests in LA, Chicago, NYC and Cambridge so as of today (April 4) we’ve had to close those shows to any more requests! All other markets are GOING FAST so if you want to guarantee your song will be performed you should head to the Golden Dreams Subscription ASAP!! Love you all. #adreaminthedark #raritiesandrequests2019
Okkervil River Apr 03, 2019
#ADreamInTheDark is a collection of twelve digital live albums spanning two decades – from Okkervil River’s earliest shows up to the present day. Each installment of the series comes with detailed liner notes, including essays, journal entries, interviews with band members past and present, and copious archival photographs. The liner notes are presented in both written and podcast-style audio format. Visit: http://www.adreaminthedark.com
Okkervil River Apr 03, 2019
Okkervil River's cover photo
Okkervil River Apr 02, 2019
We’re bringing the Rarities & Requests tour back this summer! All shows go on sale Friday at 10am local time, but if you subscribe to the Golden Dreams tier at https://www.adreaminthedark.com now you’ll receive immediate pre-sale access WITH a guarantee that your song request will be played. So psyched to see you! #raritiesandrequests2019 #adreaminthedark
Okkervil River Apr 02, 2019
https://www.adreaminthedark.com Ok, here goes. “A Dream in the Dark: Two Decades of Okkervil River Live,” tells the story of Okkervil River’s 21-year existence through 12 live albums released digitally once a month for a year. Each album comes with comprehensive liner notes featuring new essays, journal entries, interviews, archival photos and more. Subscribers to the series will also get really cool physical rewards, early access to pre-sale tickets for our 2019 “Rarities & Requests” tour (and a guaranteed request on that tour), and more! I’ve been working on this project for quite some time and I’m beyond thrilled to finally let the cat out of the bag. The first show we’re making available is us with a live string and brass section and backup singers which was multi-track recorded in 2007, immediately as we finished “The Stage Names.” At the top of every month we’ll be adding a new album, jumping back and forth thru time. It’s gonna be so so great. Come aboard! #adreaminthedark
Okkervil River Apr 01, 2019
Something big is coming tomorrow https://www.adreaminthedark.com
Okkervil River Feb 06, 2019
Austin! I’m doing a special solo set on February 24th at EBERLY. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The SIMS Foundation, a local non-profit providing mental health and addiction recovery services for Austin musicians, music industry professionals, and their families in the effort to support the well-being of the Austin music community. Get tickets at this simple and easy-to-remember link:
Okkervil River Sep 19, 2018
The #InTheRainbowRain European Tour kicks off today! To celebrate, Mulle Livsgnist designed this incredible poster. Be sure to grab one at the merch table! Tickets and dates here: http://smarturl.it/OkkervilTour Instagram: @thenoneseeingeye
Okkervil River Sep 18, 2018
We kick off the European leg of the #InTheRainbowRain tour in Istanbul tomorrow, September 19th, at Salon. Can’t wait to play in Turkey for the first time!
Okkervil River Sep 13, 2018
The 2018 #InTheRainbowRain American Tour poster is now up in the Okkervil webstore: https://bit.ly/2CUxEEe It will also be available at tonight's Brooklyn show @ Music Hall of Williamsburg! Tickets: https://bit.ly/2B7LemL
Okkervil River Sep 12, 2018
The 2018 #InTheRainbowRain Tour (Part II) kicks off tomorrow night (9/13) in Brooklyn at Music Hall of Williamsburg! Can't wait to see everyone in the US & Europe this fall. Tickets + Dates - http://smarturl.it/OkkervilTour
Okkervil River Sep 07, 2018
Hear two brand new songs here: http://smarturl.it/Okkervil_NewBlood And check us out on tour September - October! Tickets available here: http://site.okkervilriver.com/tour/ SEP 13 - Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY SEP 14 - Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJ SEP 15 - Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA SEP 19 - Salon - Istanbul, Turkey SEP 21 - Reeperbahn Festival - Hamburg-nord, Germany SEP 22 - VEGA - Copenhagen, Denmark SEP 23 - Rockefeller / John DEE / Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway SEP 24 - Debaser - Stockholm, Sweden SEP 26 - Lido Berlin - Berlin, Germany SEP 27 - Gebäude 9 - Köln, Germany SEP 28 - Sugar Factory - Amsterdam, Netherlands SEP 29 - Rotown Rotterdam - Rotterdam, Netherlands SEP 30 - Botanique - Saint-josse-ten-noode, Belgium OCT 01 - Point Éphémère - Paris, France OCT 03 - Glee Club Birmingham - Birmingham, UK OCT 04 - Thekla Bristol - Bristol, UK OCT 05 - Brudenell Social Club - Leeds, UK OCT 06 - Stereo Cafe Bar - Glasgow, UK OCT 07 - Gorilla - Manchester, UK OCT 09 - The Haunt Brighton - Brighton, UK OCT 10 - KOKO London - London, UK OCT 12 - Róisín Dubh - Galway, Ireland OCT 13 - The Grand Social - Dublin, Ireland