Conor Oberst announces summer tour

Bright Eyes star is also streaming solo tracks on his new website

Bright Eyes main man Conor Oberst today announced the first dates in support of his upcoming self-titled solo album.

The singer’s tour will kick off in Montana on July 25, ending at the Saratoga Music Festival in New York state on August 17.

The album, released August 5 in the US and August 4 in the UK, was produced by Conor Oberst and engineer Andy LeMaster.


Recorded in Tepoztlán, Mexico, last winter, Oberst created a temporary studio in a mountain villa for a month and was joined by a group of musicians calling themselves The Mystic Valley Band.

Meahwhile, Oberst‘s new website was launched today and the site is currently streaming two tracks from the forthcoming album.

The dates are:

Billings, MT Bones Brewing (July 25)

Calgary, AB Calgary Jazz Festival, Prince’s Island Park (27)


Vancouver, BC Richard’s On Richards Cabaret (29)

Seattle, WA Neumo’s (30)

Bend, OR Midtown Ballroom (31)

San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill (August 1)

San Francisco, CA Bottom or the Hill (2)

Santa Cruz, CA Rio Theatre (3)

Los Angeles, CA Troubador (5)

Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge (8)

Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle (9)

Norfolk, VA The NorVa (10)

Philadelphia, PA Trocadero (11)

New York, NY Bowery Ballroom (12)

Saratoga, NY Saratoga Music Festival (17)

–By our New York staff.

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