Conor Oberst and Co. Documentary, Album and Tour

Apr 08, 2009
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Conor Oberst, backed by The Mystic Valley Band, will be releasing their second full-length effort Outer South on May 5th.  As a preface to both the release and an upcoming U.S. tour, the band will offer up a free documentary (made by guitar-tech Paul Schaffart) online.

Replete with behind-the-scenes footage from the 2008 worldwide tour and recording sessions for Outer South in El Paso, Texas, the entire documentary will be available for streaming and HD download on,,,, and beginning April 15th. Partner sites, The Huffington Post, and MySpace Impact will have exclusive content from the documentary as well.

Though the content will be made available for free, the band hopes to encourage donations for the causes associated with 

Outer South will be available May 5th on Merge Records, and the track “Nikorette” is available as a free download now on and  You can pre-order the album through

A short tour leading up Coachella has been announced and the band will hit the road again in June.  Several dates already have pre-sale information listed on the band’s official website.

Tour Dates:

April 9      The Slowdown - Omaha, NE

April 10     Ogden Theater - Denver, CO

April 11     Belly Up - Aspen, CO

April 12     Barnett Harley Davidson - El Paso, TX

April 13     The Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM

April 14     The Marquee - Tempe, AZ

April 15     The Glass House - Pomona, CA

April 17     Coachella - Indio, CA

June 17     Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO

June 18     Telluride Bluegrass Festival - Telluride, CO

June 19     Star Hall - Moab, UT

June 20     Library Square - Salt Lake City, UT

June 21     Knitting Factory - Boise, ID

June 22     Wilma Theater - Missoula, MT

June 24     First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN

June 25     Summerfest - Milwuakee, WI

June 26     Anchor Inn - Omaha, NE

June 28     Beaumont - Kansas City, MO

June 29     Blue Note - Columbia, MO

June 30     Headliners Music Hall - Louisville, KY

July 1        Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH

July 2        Bearsville Theater - Bearsville, NY

July 3        Toad's Place - New Haven, CT


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