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Will Sheff

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    November 4, 2013

    Okkervil River at First Avenue, 11/1/13

    Okkervil River With Matthew E. White First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, November 1, 2013 It seems that every time Will Sheff brings Okkervil River through the Twin Cities, it's a celebratory homecoming of sorts for the former Macalester student. And Friday night at First Avenue -- a venue Sheff clai ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 10/30-11/5

    Still don't have plans for Halloween? Have no fear! There's plenty of shows to catch this night of fright. First Avenue will be holding their annual Halloween party and costume contest while the Solid Gold hosts the night at the Turf Club. As for post-Halloween partying, Okkervil River plays the Fir ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013
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    February 17, 2012

    Shearwater's Jonathan Meiburg: I came back before I got frostbite

    ‚ÄčJonathan Meiburg started Shearwater as a side project with his then-bandmate in Okkervil River,  Will Sheff, as an outlet for material that wouldn't quite fit the sound of their primary band. After 12 years, while Sheff is now solely focused on Okkervil, Meiburg is still dedicated full-ti ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

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    August 19, 2011

    SoundTown Series: Catching up with the New Pornographers

    ​The New Pornographers are one of those bands that seem like they will just quietly endure, continually putting out quality from the indie-pop front lines. Since the 2010 release of their fifth studio album, Together, various members of the Canadian supergroup (a term which the band seems to p ... More >>

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    June 13, 2011

    Okkervil River at First Avenue, 6/12/11

    Photos by Erik HessOkkervil River's Will Sheff​Okkervil River June 12, 2011 First Avenue Mainroom Minneapolis, MN Okkervil River's show at First Avenue last night was nothing short of epic. The band is on tour to promote their to sixth studio album, I Am Very Far, arguably one of their most t ... More >>

  • Music

    June 8, 2011

    Okkervil River go from Dunn Bros. to First Avenue

    Critically acclaimed band on the indie grind

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    June 8, 2011

    Okkervil River's Will Sheff talks about living in St. Paul and attending Macalester

    Photo by Alexandra Valenti‚ÄčOkkervil River is a big name in the indie rock sphere, and the Austin, Texas-based band has been written up by everyone from Pitchfork to the New York Times during their nearly decade-long career. But what many in the Twin Cities might not know is that lead singer Will S ... More >>

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    June 25, 2008
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    December 28, 2007

    My Top 10 albums of 2007

    What has something for everyone to hate? A Top 10 Albums of the Year list. You might find something to like in here, too, as I detail my favorite releases from 2007.

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