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Conor Oberst and Dawes announce split 7-inch for Record Store Day

on February 24, 2014, 12:54pm

As noted, roots rockers Dawes will accompany Conor Oberst on tour this summer as the Bright Eyes frontman supports his new solo record, Upside Down Mountain. Before then, however, they’ll join forces for a limited edition seven-inch for Record Store Day (Saturday, April 19th).

The split features Dawes covering the Bright Eyes song “Easy/Lucky/Free” and Oberst covering Dawes’ “Million Dollar Bill”. For more info on the release, including availability, check out the Record Store Day website.

Below, revisit the original version of both tracks:

In addition to their own opening set, Dawes will serve as Oberst’s backing band for the entire tour, which runs from May through early June. Consult the full schedule below.

Conor Oberst 2014 Tour Dates:
05/08 – Saxapahaw, NC @ Haw River Ballroom *
05/09 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel *
05/10 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
05/11 – Nashville, TN @ Charleston Music Hall *
05/13 – Jacksonville, FL @ Ponte Vedra Concert Hall *
05/14 – Orlando, FL @ The Beacham  *
05/16 – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Festival
05/17 – Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29  *
05/22 – Westbury, NY @ The Space at Westbury *
05/23 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
05/24 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
05/25 – Munhall, PA @ Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead *
05/27 – Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre *
05/29 – Chicago, IL @ Metro *
05/30 – Chicago, IL @ Metro *
05/31 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater *
06/01 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue *
06/02 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue *
06/04 – Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium *
06/05 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note *
06/06 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium *
06/07 – Lexington, KY @ Buster’s *
07/29 – New York, NY @ Central Park SummerStage at Rumsey Playfield

* = w/ Dawes

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