Felice Brothers And Okkervil River, The Vic 9/22/11

Okkervil River is one of those bands that I would see just about anywhere for just about any price. When we went down to SxSw in March, we stood in line for over an hour to get into an afternoon show they were headlining, and the bands before them all went long so they could only play for 20 minutes or so. It was disappointing, … Continue reading Felice Brothers And Okkervil River, The Vic 9/22/11

The Felice Brothers at Lincoln Hall, Chicago 5/6/11

There’s a funny thing about opening bands that I’ve found over the years. I’ve never once said that a show was made by an opening act, but I’ve had plenty of shows ruined by them. The most terrible example would be the duo Buke and Gass, who I saw open for The National in Minneapolis. They were SO bad that it was all I could … Continue reading The Felice Brothers at Lincoln Hall, Chicago 5/6/11