Conor Oberst and Co. Documentary, Album and Tour
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 Causecast.org, IFC.com, conoroberst.com, mergerecords.com, and wichita-recordings.com beginning April 15th. Partner sites IFC.com, 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 Causecast.org.
Outer South will be available May 5th on Merge Records, and the track “Nikorette” is available as a free download now on mergerecords.com and conoroberst.com. You can pre-order the album through conoroberst.bigcartel.com.
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.
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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