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A Broad-Ranging Hardly Strictly Bluegrassnew

The Bay Area's best music festival returns.
East Bay Express  |  Rachel Swan  |  09-29-2011  |  Concerts

Bright I's: Did Conor Oberst Really Need to Make a Solo Record?new

Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst's eponymous new disc shows exactly how boring a fabulous Mexican vacation can be.
North Bay Bohemian  |  Gabe Meline  |  07-31-2008  |  Reviews

Meandering Musicnew

Although he's willing to tackle big issues, Conor Oberst remains in tired self-absorption.
Tucson Weekly  |  Michael Petitti  |  05-10-2007  |  Reviews

Conor Oberst Peers into the Magic 8-Ball and Finds the Answers in His Own Backyardnew

Cassadaga, the new album by Bright Eyes slated for release next Tuesday, is Conor Oberst's one-man journey through a thousand doors with nothing but hope on the other side.
The Reader  |  Tim McMahan  |  04-05-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Don't Call Him Luckynew

Bright Eyes tries out new material and plays some old faves, too.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Don Waller  |  03-16-2007  |  Concerts

Comeback Clipsnew

A music-video renaissance is afoot, but it's online, not on cable.
Houston Press  |  Chris Dahlen  |  01-03-2006  |  Music

A Song to Pass the Timenew

Emo's one-time wonder boy grows up to be an indie-folk superstar.
Boulder Weekly  |  Vince Darcangelo  |  11-08-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Bright Eyes, Sullen Demeanornew

Conor Oberst is a lovable yet punchable prima donna at war with the unreasonable expectations born of his own vast potential.
Cleveland Scene  |  Rob Harvilla  |  05-17-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Taking His Leave: Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst Finds Life Elsewherenew

If you’ve ever been to Omaha, you understand why Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst has spent the last 10 years being so damn depressed.
Boston Phoenix  |  Camille Dodero  |  01-21-2005  |  Reviews

Indie Kid Talks About the Campaign, Religion and Musicnew

Conor Oberst, the star of Bright Eyes, says he wants to write songs about whatever inspires him -- including politics. His band is releasing two new CDs.
Montreal Mirror  |  Lorraine Carpenter  |  01-17-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

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