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Rocker Sues After Being Accused Of Rape

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 02.21.2014 | Celebrity

Conor Oberst filed a lawsuit on Wednesday claiming he was libeled by a woman who wrote in online posts that she was sexually assaulted by the singer-s...

Dog Ears Music: Born in February Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Melody Gardot, Connor Oberst, Dave Apollon and more.

Foreign Feminvasion, Part 1: First Aid Kit Has Healing Austin Powers

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.02.2012 | Arts
Michael Bialas

Though they don't know if Emmylou Harris has heard "Emmylou" yet, they were pleased to get endorsements from Rosanne Cash and Polly Parsons, daughters of the legends. "To us that's pretty crazy," Klara said. "Nothing we ever expected."

Kia Makarechi

Conor Oberst vs. Sheriff Arpaio

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.01.2012 | Entertainment

Conor Oberst, the singer-songwriter who was the voice of a generation well before Lena Dunham took a stab at it, is now 32 years old. And though he's ...

Universal Pulses & Floating Cities: Chatting with 311's Nick Hexum and Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to 311's Nick Hexum, the band's new album, Universal Pulse, with its premier single, "Sunset In July", is "kind of like the ultimate Summer jam, and about the experience of touring."

WXPN and World Cafe Make Wilmington Delaware the Center of Cool for 48 Hours

Binky Philips | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

While my wife loves the typical type of music that NPR stations play, I had kept myself sorta willfully ignorant about a lot of the more cerebral and free-range acts that live on those play-lists.

HuffPost Exclusive: Craig Wedren's "Are We," Plus Conversations with The Civil Wars and NEeMA

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Wedren began his career fronting the seminal Washington, DC post-punk outfit Shudder to Think, a band that helped define the scenes in the '80s and '90s. Here is his latest release: "Are We."

The Return Of Bright Eyes: A Conversation With Conor Oberst

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Coming off of a string of very strong variant projects such as Monsters Of Folk and his work with The Mystic Valley Band, Conor Oberst returns with his Bright Eyes cast on the album The People's Key.

Kitten's Sunday School Streamers, A Viva Elvis Clip, Plus Conversations With Shelby Lynne, Ryan Montbleau and Middle Class Rut's Zack Lopez

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Zack de la Rocha, Tom Morello and Conor Oberst Rally to Fight Arizona's SB 1070

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Moss

On Wednesday, Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello, Conor Oberst and Dolores Huerta joined together in a press conference to discuss Soundstrike and their campaign against Arizona's SB 1070.

HuffPost Reviews: Pearl Jam, Monsters of Folk and More, Plus an Interview with David Gray, and This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So this is what Pearl Jam would sound like after hanging with George Thorogood. It's great to hear the guys trying on old school rock 'n' roll and putting their moniker on it.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Forty-Four

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features Martha Wainwright, Robert Randolph, Derek Trucks, John Prine, Gold Old War, and Conor Oberst.

Mew At The Troubadour, John Mellencamp's No Better Than This, and Stephen Schwartz Gets Five For Fighting

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

John Mellencamp says his next album was made in part at Sun Studios. "Everything was set up exactly as Cash and Elvis Presley recorded."

Monday Music Quarterback

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

As you're recovering from the joyful overkill that was this year's Comic-Con, take a few moments to catch-up on a handful of the more interesting new press releases.

Andrew Bird Tickets: Causecast Reward for Doing Good

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Daniel Harris

Causecast wants to reward the people who are committed to doing good and participating in this summer's United We Serve initiatives, so we're giving the tickets away to those who tweet us with their service plans for summer.

HuffPost Video Premiere: "Last Summer" by Pete Yorn, The Bee Gees Get Stamped

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Taken from Pete Yorn's latest album Back & Fourth, a live video performance of the single "Last Summer" premieres on HuffPost, its melody rocking somewhere between The Byrds and Gin Blossoms.

HuffPost Review: Pete Yorn -- Back & Fourth

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Back & Fourth is on course as one of the best albums of 2009.

New Tunes On Monday: Yusuf (Cat Stevens), Ben Harper and Relentless7, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, New York Dolls, and Paul Potts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ever since Cat Stevens embraced Islam, the West has been clueless when it comes to accepting the former superstar. His latest release, Roadsinger, is a good start in rebuilding that emotional bridge to Stevens.

Tax Day, Conor Oberst Style - Give to Charity, Give Away a Film

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Moss

Conor and I had a conversation back before the election about his activism, politics, and, of course, the music.

'Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band' Donate New Documentary To Benefit Nonprofits on Causecast

Levi Felix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Levi Felix

Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band are making history as they use technology, music and film to not only entertain their fans, but to raise money for numerous causes on Causecast.

What Is Hip? I Say It's Maria Muldaur, Irma Thomas, and Taj Mahal

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

So while we get excited about Conor Oberst and Iron & Wine, can't we make a little room for Maria Muldaur, Irma Thomas, and Taj Mahal without losing street cred? I say "YES!"

Conor Oberst on Politics, the Presidency, and Purple States

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Moss

One of Obama's most ardent supporters is Conor Oberst, the singer/songwriter best known for his band, Bright Eyes.

I Vote for Losers, Baby (So Why Don't You Kill Me)

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marissa Moss

I'm starting to think that I'm a bad luck charm. In my almost ten years as a voting citizen, I think I've replaced the rabbit's foot on the key chains of Republicans across the country.