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Concert For Equality: Fight the Fremont Law!

Bright Eyes, Desaparecidos, Cursive and more to perform at ACLU Benefit Concert in Omaha, Nebraska

On Saturday July 31st, 2010 in Omaha, NE, several bands including Bright Eyes, Cursive, Desaparecidos (their first live performance since 2002), and Lullaby For The Working Class will gather together to fight for equality by playing a benefit show for the ACLU Nebraska. There will be two shows, an outdoor day time show commencing at 5pm at Downtown Benson, as well as a late night show at the Waiting Room in Omaha, NE. Tickets to the daytime show are $20. Additionally there are a limited number of Deluxe Packages available for $50 which allows access to both shows.

All proceeds from the concerts go to the ACLU Nebraska who are currently preparing a law suit against the town of Fremont, Nebraska, the latest in a series of U.S. towns that have decided to take immigration law into their own hands. ACLU Nebraska will file a lawsuit challenging the law which attempts to ban undocumented immigrants from renting, residing or being employed in the Nebraska town.

ACLU Nebraska Executive Director Laurel Marsh says, “If this law goes into effect, it will cause discrimination and racial profiling against Latinos and others who appear to be foreign born, including U.S. citizens. The ACLU Nebraska has no option but to turn to the courts to stop this un-American and unconstitutional ordinance before the law goes into effect. Not only do local ordinances such as this violate federal law, they are also completely out of step with American values of fairness and equality. We will be working with concerned citizens in Fremont who want to stop Arizona-like laws from getting on the books in their city.”

Please join these activists and musicians in fighting against the Fremont Law.

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Bright Eyes / Neva Dinova reissue now shipping!

The 2010 Reissue of One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels is NOW SHIPPING from Saddle Creek’s online store! It is not in stores until MARCH 23 but if you order it from here, it will ship out TODAY!

Upon purchase, you will receive a link to download the CD in high quality 320 Kbps MP3 format.

Order the reissue at this link.

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Bright Eyes / Neva Dinova re-release. NEW SONGS!

The 2010 Reissue of Bright Eyes / Neva Dinova One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels is now available for PRE-ORDER from the Saddle Creek online store!

The collaboration One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels is the fruit of a long-time musical appreciation between Bright Eyes and Neva Dinova. Featuring four new songs in addition to six from the original 2004 Crank! Records release, One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels is less of a split and more of a bona fide collaboration. Dividing the songwriting duties, the original tracks were recorded by Conor Oberst and Jake Bellows in basements of houses on quiet, leafy streets in Omaha in the fall of 2003. Those tracks were mixed, tweaked, and sprinkled with magic dust by famed producer-in-residence Mike Mogis at his Presto! Studios in Lincoln, Nebraska. The groups reconvened in the fall of 2009 to write and record four new tracks at Mogis’s renowned ARC Studios in Omaha for the reissue,to be released March 23rd, 2010, by Saddle Creek.

Track List:
1. Rollerskating*
2. Happy Accident*
3. Someone’s Love*
4. I Know You*
5. Tripped
6. Black Comedy
7. Poison
8. I’ll Be Your Friend
9. Get Back
10. Spring Cleaning
*denotes new track

Bright Eyes Monsters of Folk news


Conor Oberst has joined a new band.  Check out Monsters of Folk, a new collaboration between Conor Oberst, Yim Yames (My Morning Jacket), Matt Ward, and Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes).  The album is out on 9/22/09 on Shangri La Records, go to for news and updates.  MOF begin a US and European tour in mid November, the tour promises to be a very special opportunity to catch these guys on the same stage.  The show will entail Conor Oberst, Jim James, M Ward and Mike Mogis in a 2 1/2 hour musical event showcasing brand new songs from the forthcoming album as well as songs fans have come to enjoy from their respective Bright Eyes, My Morning Jacket and M Ward catalogues Continue Reading