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

Tue       13-Oct  Vancouver, BC   Orpheum

Wed     14-Oct  Portland, OR     Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Thu       15-Oct  Seattle, WA      Paramount Theatre

Sat       17-Oct  Oakland, CA      Fox Theater

Sun      18-Oct  Los Angeles, CA   The Greek

Tue       20-Oct  San Diego, CA   Spreckels Theatre

Wed     21-Oct  Phoenix, AZ      Orpheum Theater

Thu       22-Oct  Santa Barbara   Santa Barbara Bowl

Wed     28-Oct  Omaha, NE       Holland Center

Thu       29-Oct  Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre

Fri        30-Oct  Chicago, IL        Auditorium Theatre

Sat       31-Oct  Louisville, KY     Louisville Palace Theatre

Mon      2-Nov    Toronto, ON       Massey Hall

Tue       3-Nov    Boston, MA       The Orpheum

Fri        6-Nov    New York, NY    United Palace

Sun      8-Nov    New York, NY    Beacon Theater

Mon      9-Nov    Philadelphia, PA Academy of Music

Europe 09

Thu       12-Nov  Stockholm         Philadelphia Church

Sat       14-Nov  Berlin, DE         Huxleys

Sun      15-Nov  Copenhagen, DKVega

Tue       17-Nov  London, UK       Troxy|showname=coming&showname=monsters+of+folk&e|promoter=372&orderby=date&filler1=gigsandtours&filler2=

Wed     18-Nov  Paris, FR          Elysee Montmartre

Thu       19-Nov  Koln, DE           E-Werk

Sat       21-Nov  The Hague, NL   Crossing Border

Sun      22-Nov  Antwerp, BE      Crossing Border



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