Concert Review - Desaparecidos

Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 4:41 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Concerts Conor Oberst of Desaparecidos. Photos by Melissa Bobbitt The scalper barked a confused message into his phone: “Yeah, they’re called Desaparecidos, but the audience is a bunch of 25-year-old white kids.” This over-the-hill peddler of ill-begotten wares might have been baffled, but those actually there to see the fabled Omaha band were elated. The post-punk-emo quintet, led by nu-Dylan scribe Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, were to play a raucous set that gave these pale urban... READ MORE

Concert Review - Way Over Yonder

Monday, October 7, 2013 at 4:21 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Concerts The contract was signed in blood: They were to play only folk songs. The maniacal mastermind behind the coup watched from the wings, shooting ominous looks at the man on display as he toyed with the idea of throwing in a little rock 'n' roll. That wouldn't fly here. One misstep, and he'd be fed to the sharks. Or worse-- the tourists. Capitalizing on the success of the summer Twilight Concerts, which featured No Age... READ MORE