Over the weekend, Desaparecidos reunited to perform at Concert For Equality, an event meant to raise awareness/ire about Arizona’s SB1070 immigration law and Fremont, Nebraska’s equally creepy/recently passed/ACLU-baiting city ordinance that prohibits businesses/landlords from renting/hiring illegal immigrants. Other old-timey Saddle-Creek band Lullaby For The Working Class also performed (as did Cursive, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, etc.). Oberst explains the idea behind the event/his anger at the measures before the band dig into “Hole In One.” (Damian?) We also have video of “Greater Omaha” and a mellower Bright Eyes piano-man tune, “Coyote Song,” which, as Oberst explains, was written specifically for these occasions and the Sound Strike campaign.

The Bright Eyes:

The videos are via TwentyFourBit.

Comments (5)
  1. such an awesome band whose end came to soon. can’t think of a better cause for a reunion.

  2. Conor = HUGE Dbag

  3. Right, Conner. Because large manufacturing businesses should be allowed to continue exploiting immigrant labor. Word.

  4. This is like a small child picking his butt, eating a corn dog off of the floor, then painting a beautiful picture.

  5. Conor looks like Mac from It’s Always Sunny In Philidelphia with his little beard

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