Free Today: Okkervil River At Castle Clinton In NYC

You just can't go wrong with some damn good Texas music. Austin's Okkervil River has made the drive up to the Big Apple for a free performance today at Castle Clinton in Battery Park. Tickets will be distributed at 5pm outside the castle on a first-come, first-served basis.

The band has also announced a few weeks of dates this fall, beginning in Little Rock on October 3 with Elvis Perkins. Peep the dates:

07.13.06 - New York, NY (Castle Clinton @ Battery Park)
10.03.06 - Little Rock, AR (Revolution)
10.04.06 - Columbia, MO (Blue Note)
10.05.06 - Ames, IA (Maintenance Shop)
10.06.06 - Madison, WI (High Noon)
10.07.06 - Chicago, IL (Schubas)
10.08.06 - Chicago, IL (Schubas)
10.09.06 - Ann Arbor, MI (Blind Pig)
10.11.06 - Columbus, OH (Little Brother's)
10.12.06 - Buffalo, NY (Soundlab)
10.13.06 - Northampton, MA (Iron Horse Music Hall)
10.16.06 - Balitmore, MD (Ottobar)
10.18.06 - Durham, NC (Duke Coffeehouse)
10.19.06 - Athens, GA (Caledonia Lounge)
10.20.06 - Asheville, NC (The Grey Eagle)
10.21.06 - Memphis, TN (Hi-Tone)
10.22.06 - Houston, TX (Warehouse Live)

Free Today: Okkervil River At Castle Clinton In NYC