NEWS: Okkervil River Confirm Headling Tour...

Including 2 Canadian Dates, SXSW and Opening Date With Arcade Fire Also Confirmed

Okkervil River have confirmed a headlining tour behind their anticipated new album, 'I Am Very Far' (May 10/Jagjaguwar). Dates kick off May 31 in Atlanta, GA and include a CD release show at NYC's Terminal 5 in May (their biggest headlining NYC show to date), three shows at SXSW, a support slot for Arcade Fire on April 30 and dates in Toronto (June 10) and Vancouver (June 20)

Titus Andronicus have been confirmed as support for most of Okkervil River's headlining dates including Toronto and Vancouver. Other openers include Future Islands, Julianna Barwick, and NewVillager.

Tickets for all shows in May and June go on sale Friday, March 4.



Okkervil River 2011 Tour:

3/18 – Austin, TX @ Antone’s (Billions SXSW Showcase)
3/18 – Austin, TX @ Flamingo Cantina (SXSW Under the Radar party)
3/19 – Austin, TX @ Lustre Pearl (SXSW Filter/Dickies party)
4/30 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion (with Arcade Fire)
5/31 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse * #
6/01 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle * #
6/02 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club * #
6/03 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero Theatre * #
6/04 – New Haven, CT @ Toad’s Place * #
6/07 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5 #
6/08 – Boston, MA @ Royale * #
6/09 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom * #
6/10 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre * #
6/11 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall * #
6/12 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue * #
6/14 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown *
6/15 – Denver, CO @ The Bluebird Theater *
6/16 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge *
6/17 – Boise, ID @ Egyptian Theatre *
6/18 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre *
6/20 – Vancouver, BC @ The Vogue Theatre * &
6/21 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom * &
6/22 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fox Theater * &
6/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern * $
6/24 – San Diego, CA @ The Belly Up Tavern * $
6/25 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre * $
6/28 – Lubbock, TX @ Jake's

* w/ Titus Andronicus
# w/ Future Islands
& w/ Julianna Barwick
$ w/ NewVillager


Okkervil River On The Web:
http://www.okkervilriver.com
http://twitter.com/okkervilriver
http://www.facebook.com/okkervilriver
http://www.myspace.com/okkervilriver

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