Category Archives: Conor Oberst

Listen to new Conor Oberst, Big Harp on ‘Stuck in Love’ soundtrack

Jennifer Connelly and Greg Kinnear will take center stage in “Stuck in Love,” an indie drama film about a novelist, his ex-wife and their kids. But the music of Mike Mogis and Nate Walcott  of Bright Eyes will be in the … Continue reading

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Oberst and Mystic Valley Band to play their only two shows in Omaha

Wanna see Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band this year? You get two chances, both in Omaha and both at Slowdown: July 31 and Aug. 1. The band revealed the info via a tweet that also mentioned it would be … Continue reading

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Stream new Desaparecidos tracks: ‘Left is Right’ and ‘Anonymous’

As expected, Desaparecidos has released new songs. “Anonymous” and “Left is Right” follow the release of two other songs last year. (Stream the new songs below.) The two tracks are “new,” but the band has been playing them since its … Continue reading

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Live Review: Conor Oberst plays new songs, old favorites at Joslyn

Conor Oberst delivered an early Christmas present on Friday. Longtime fans were treated to a show featuring selections taht dated back to when he was a warbly-voiced teenager as well as a bunch of brand new tunes at Friday’s show at … Continue reading

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Desaparecidos announce east coast tour dates

In case you missed one of the very few tour dates that Desaparecidos performed over the summer, you’ll get nine more opportunities coming in February. The Omaha-based indie punk outfit will do a loop of the east coast starting in … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Interview: Denver Dalley of Desaparecidos

Ten years ago, Desaparecidos disbanded. Frontman Conor Oberst went on and did some Bright Eyes albums and tours. Other members focused on projects including Statistics and Little Brazil. Then two years ago, band members got a call from Oberst: “Would … Continue reading

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Conor Oberst had a big weekend

On Friday night, Conor Oberst played a little show in advance of the Newport Folk Festival (where every good band seemed to play over the weekend). At that show, Dawes opened and also sat in with Oberst during his solo … Continue reading

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Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band releasing outtakes album and film

Via Twitter, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band announced it’s releasing “One Of My Kind,” a film about the band as well as an album of outtakes. The film was shot by Phil Schaffart - a friend of Oberst’s, his … Continue reading

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Bright Eyes covers White Stripes’ “We’re Going To Be Friends”

Conor Oberst – Photo by Alyssa Schukar/The World-Herald For part of a charity project, Conor Oberst and his pals in Bright Eyes covered the White Stripes’ “We’re Going To Be Friends.” (Listen over at Pitchfork.) The female singing parts are … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Interview: The Felice Brothers

The Felice Brothers. Photo by Nolan Conway The Felice Brothers – the folk/country rock quintet – have been through a rather prolific period of late. Over the last several years, they’ve released something every single year. On tour now, and … Continue reading

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