Conor Oberst’s unique brand of roots Americana folk rock has gained him significant acclaim and set him on a trajectory to widespread popularity. His prolific songwriting and leading voice led him to create and take to the road with The Mystic Valley Band in 2008. Their collaboration on his self titled album, earned him “Best Songwriter” by Rolling Stone magazine, while their latest album, Outer South, makes for a multi-textured and enticing musical symbiosis. Bring a blanket and come Downtown to enjoy the songs that have earned them a dedicated following.
Jenny Lewis has transformed before our eyes from a shy indie-rocker to the authoritative, take-no-prisoners singer/songwriter/frontwoman we know today. Tack sharp and unafraid, channeling songs through either Rilo Kiley or her solo work, her staggering range has brought her critical acclaim around the globe.
This event is not ticketed, but space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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