When: Thu., May 10, 4 p.m. 2012
Shearwater began as a side project of Okkervil River members Will Sheff and Jonathan Meiburg as an outlet for their less bombastic songs. Now, thirteen years later and without Sheff (who has become quite busy with Okkervil River since the inception of Shearwater), the band has shed its side project beginnings. Tours with the Mountain Goats, Blonde Redhead and Coldplay, eight full-length releases and the sheen of critical acclaim from their latest releases have made them regulars on the touring circuit. You can see them for free at LUNA Music before their opening slot for St. Vincent and pick up their latest, 'Animal Joy.'