Conor Oberst

  • Golden Plains 2015 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre
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    Golden Plains 2015 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre

    Now in its ninth year, Golden Plains feels more ritual than festival. Arrange convoy, stock up on tinnies, argue about where to camp and then, finally, arrive to remember you forgot at least a few vital items. But once the tents are up and you stop lamenting about how bad your campsite is compared to

  • Conor Oberst – Metro Theatre, Sydney 04/03/15
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    Conor Oberst – Metro Theatre, Sydney 04/03/15

    Conor Oberst will make you feel all the feels. His rambling melodies carry heartbreakingly raw real-life stories, traversing sweet nostalgia and ending up in some very dark, very lonely places. Listening to him play makes you want to drink whiskey, sit by a crackling log fire and have a good old think about life. Backed

  • Conor Oberst 2015 Australian Tour Announced
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    Conor Oberst 2015 Australian Tour Announced

    Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst will tour Australia’s east coast in February and March 2015, while in the country for Golden Plains festival and a series of zoo concerts in Sydney and Melbourne. Yes, he’s playing in zoos. Oberst’s headline tour will make stops in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Thirroul, with the singer-songwriter being supported

  • Melbourne Zoo 2015 Twilights Program Announced
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    Melbourne Zoo 2015 Twilights Program Announced

    Melbourne Zoo’s Twilights concert series returns in 2015, with a huge lineup of local and international artists. Led by Paul Kelly, James Reyne, Powderfinger’s Bernard Fanning, Sarah Blasko, Dan Sultan, Connor Oberst and The Cat Empire, the 2015 itinerary will spread 12 all-ages shows across five weekends beginning 30th January. The 2015 Twilights program is

  • Conor Oberst’s Rape Accuser Lied “To Get Attention”
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    Conor Oberst’s Rape Accuser Lied “To Get Attention”

    The woman who accused Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst of sexually assaulting her when she was 16 years old has offered a public apology for her claims, admitting she fabricated the entire story. In the statement, via Buzzfeed, Joanie Faircloth asks for forgiveness for her fabricated accusations, explaining that she was “going through a difficult

  • Conor Oberst Hasn’t Been Dropped By His Label Despite Reports
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    Conor Oberst Hasn’t Been Dropped By His Label Despite Reports

    Conor Oberst has denied claims that his record label, Nonesuch Records, dropped him following the allegations of rape brought against the songwriter. Earlier this year, a woman named Joanie Faircloth accused Oberst of sexually assaulting her when she was 16, via the website xoJane. “Conor hasn’t been dropped by Nonesuch. We have contacted TMZ to

  • EXCLUSIVE: Stream Conor Oberst’s New Album ‘Upside Down Mountain’
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    EXCLUSIVE: Stream Conor Oberst’s New Album ‘Upside Down Mountain’

    Bright Eyes‘ Conor Oberst is on the cusp of releasing his new solo album, Upside Down Mountain, which follows the prolific singer-songwriter’s signing to Nonesuch Records. And for fans champing at the bit to get their ears on our hero’s fine new tunes, we’re streaming it exclusively right here on Music Feeds. The record, which

  • Conor Oberst Files Libel Suit Against Rape Accuser
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    Conor Oberst Files Libel Suit Against Rape Accuser

    Conor Oberst has filed a lawsuit against a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was 16 and Oberst was in his 20s in the comments section of a blog. Oberst is claiming the comments are libellous and is seeking monetary damages, attorney fees, and other costs. Oberst responded to the allegations

  • Desaparecidos “Postpone Australian Trip”, Cancel Soundwave 2014
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    Desaparecidos “Postpone Australian Trip”, Cancel Soundwave 2014

    Desaparecidos, the post-hardcore project of singer-songwriter Conor Oberst, have pulled out of their spot on the Soundwave Festival 2014 tour, which kicks off later this week. Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah broke the news via Twitter, saying they have postponed their Australian tour. The announcement of the band’s cancellation came minutes after Soundwave organisers released maps

  • Record Roundup: Conor Oberst, Sun Kil Moon
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    Record Roundup: Conor Oberst, Sun Kil Moon

    Today’s Record Roundup features two of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters of the past decade, with new album announcements from Bright Eyes‘ Conor Oberst, soon to be unleashing his latest solo LP, and Sun Kil Moon aka Mark Kozelek, formerly of Red House Painters. Conor Oberst – Upside Down Mountain Bright Eyes‘ Conor Oberst has announced

  • Conor Oberst Wrote A Monsters Of Folk Screenplay
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    Conor Oberst Wrote A Monsters Of Folk Screenplay

    Following reports that Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst had auditioned for the leading role in the most recent Coen brothers film, Inside Llewyn Davis, which tells the story of a young folk singer, Oberst himself has revealed that he wrote his own screenplay, about the Monsters Of Folk. Speaking to Rolling Stone, the Desaparecidos mastermind

  • Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst Responds To Rape Allegations
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    Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst Responds To Rape Allegations

    Bright Eyes, aka 33-year-old Conor Oberst, has responded to rape allegations made online via the website xoJane over the weekend, with an anonymous commenter accusing the singer songwriter of sexually assaulting her when she was 16. The post has since gone viral on Tumblr, with the alleged victim claiming she was a student of Oberst’s

  • Bright Eyes Australia 2011 – Harvest Sydney Sideshow
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    Bright Eyes Australia 2011 – Harvest Sydney Sideshow

    Bright Eyes aka. Conor Oberst appears to be doing a Sydney side show while he is out here on the Harvest Festival line-up. An advertisement in street press Drum Media (Sydney) has a date for him at the Enmore Theatre on the 14th of November. While other cities like Perth and Adelaide are unlikely to

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