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Conor Oberst
Phone (800) 514-3849
Price Starts at $30
Age Suitability 18 and up
Categories Rock Pop

Conor Oberst

Monday, Jun 2 8:30p
First Avenue Minneapolis, MN

Conor Oberst has signed to Nonesuch Records, which releases his new solo album Upside Down Mountain on May 20, 2014. Prior to the album release, a limited-edition seven-inch single will be released exclusively for Record Store Day (Saturday, April 19). This special single will feature the album track “Hundreds of Ways” along with album outtake “Fast Friends” on the B-side. Oberst kicks off the first leg of a world tour in support of the new album on May 8. His friends and colleagues Dawes appear… Show more

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Conor Oberst
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With his trembling voice, acoustic guitar, and confessional approach to songwriting, Conor Oberst played an important role in shaping the lighter, intimate side of indie rock during the late-'90s and beyond....
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California-based roots rock band Dawes consists of brothers Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith (lead vocals/guitar and drums, respectively), Wylie Weber (bass), and Alex Casnoff (guitar). Formed in the Los Angeles suburb of North Hills, the unit was heavily influenced by the gentle, acoustic-based trappings and rich vocal harmony of the Laurel Canyon sound (Crosby, Stills & Nash, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell), as well as by the shambling, romanticized Americana of the Band....
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First Avenue
701 N. First Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 338-8388
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Reviews & Comments
Oct 27, 2008 - JonMeyer on Conor Oberst
Don't pass this up

Like many Bright Eyes fans my first impression of The Mystic Valley band was; It's a good album, not quite Bright Eyes, but nonetheless a solid album. I had previously seen Bright Eyes twice before and considered them some of the best shows I'd seen. Nothing could have prepared me for what I saw at the Crystal Ball room Oct. 25th in Portland Oregon. The Mystic Valley band simply put is not a studio band. Conor is at the top of his game full of intensity connecting to the crowd all the while never missing a beat, singing perfectly on key (which has been an issue for him in the past when he gets too excited). I feel like this band is moving forward from the Bright eyes era and the best is yet to come. Over half the set were new songs, not featured on the album. This is an exciting time for a new band full of energy and truly passionate about what they're making.