Okkervil River Carnegie Music Hall

April 13, 2008

Okkervil River BLISTERED through a terrific hour-long set last night opening for The New Pornographers. As Carl Newman said from the stage, Okkervil is THE best band out today, “Schmarcade Fire, please?”

The President Is Dead>Black/A Hand To Take Hold Of The Scene/The Latest Toughs/A Girl In Port/A Stone/It Ends With A Fall/John Allyn Smith Sails/Our Life Is Not A Movie Or Maybe/For Real/Unless It Kicks/Westfall