Conor Oberst has wrapped his second album with his Mystic Valley Band, "Outer South," and will release it May 5 on Merge Records. The group debuted with an album under Oberst's name last summer.
The five-piece Mystic Valley Band, which consists of guitarist Taylor Hollingsworth, guitarist Nik Freitas, bassist Macey Taylor, keyboardist/trumpeter Nathaniel Walcott and drummer Jason Boesel, all performed on "Conor Oberst" and served as the singer/songwriter's backing band on tour last year.
Oberst and company have scheduled an April tour to lead up to their performance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts festival in Indio, Calif., on April 17. They will also play the Telluride Bluegrass Festival on June 18 in Telluride, Colo.
Here are Conor Oberst's tour dates:
April 9: Omaha, Neb. (Slowdown)
April 10: Denver (Ogden Theatre)
April 11: Aspen, Colo. (Belly Up)
April 12: El Paso, Texas (Barnett Harley Davidson)
April 13: Albuquerque, N.M. (Sunshine Theatre)
April 14: Tempe, Ariz. (Marquee Theatre)
April 15: Pomona, Calif. (Glass House)
April 17: Indio, Calif. (Coachella)
June 18: Telluride, Colo. (Telluride Bluegrass Festival)