Bright Eyes To Tour For Each Of Two Upcoming Releases

Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst’s Bright Eyes will launch two separate winter tours for their two upcoming full-length releases, I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning and Digital Ash in a Digital Urn (both due January 25th).

The first of the dates — beginning January 14th in Oberst’s hometown of Omaha, Nebraska — will be in support of the largely acoustic I’m Wide Awake, which Oberst says is packed with tunes about “drinkin’, travelin’, love gained and love lost.” These include the tearjerker “Lua” and the gorgeous “Land Locked Blues” — one of three songs that feature Emmylou Harris. “We sent her the songs, and she said she liked ’em, and we were like, ‘No way!'” explains Oberst. “A few weeks later, we flew to Nashville and did it in one day. She’s super-rad.”

Dates for the second tour, also featuring Saddle Creek labelmates the Faint, is set for early May, with dates to be announced. These shows will focus on Digital Ash, which Oberst describes as the darker of the two records, dealing with “the fear of death and trying to move past that.” The album features string arrangements, heavy guitar from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Nick Zinner and electro synths on the single “Take It Easy (Love Nothing).”

Bright Eyes’ I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning tour dates:

With Tilly and the Wall:

1/14: Omaha, NE, Sokol Auditorium

1/15: Minneapolis, State Theatre

1/16: Milwaukee, Pabst Theatre

1/17: Chicago, Riviera Theatre

1/18: Ann Arbor, MI, Michigan Theatre

1/19: Columbus, OH, Wexner Center for the Arts

1/21: Toronto, Phoenix Theatre

1/22: Montreal, Spectrum de Montreal

1/23: Burlington, VT, Higher Ground

1/24: Cambridge, MA, Sanders Theatre (Harvard University)

1/25, 1/26: New York, NY, Town Hall

1/28: Philadelphia, Academy of Music

1/29: Washington, DC, 9:30 Club

1/30: Norfolk, VA, Norva Theatre

1/31: Raleigh, NC, Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

2/1: Atlanta, Variety Playhouse

With Neva Dinova:

2/3: Miami, Olympia Theatre at Gusman Center

2/4: Tampa, Tampa Theatre

2/5: Orlando, House of Blues

2/7: Fort Worth, TX, Ridglea Theatre

2/8: Austin, La Zona Rosa

2/10: Phoenix, Celebrity Theatre

2/11: San Diego, Spreckles Theatre

2/12, 2/13: Los Angeles, Orpheum Theatre


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