There's Okkervil River, and then there's every other band on the planet. The Austin band has been orbiting the stratosphere of pop music greatness for a while now with last year's The Stage Names and the brand-new follow-up The Stand Ins. Frontman Will Sheff is rare gifted songwriter whose glorious prose reads like it belongs in the finest of books but is right at home within a three-minute pop song. EAC
1332 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97209
Hours: Doors usually open an hour before show time.