Born on February 15, 1980 in Omaha, Nebraska, Conor Oberst is a musician who creates a blend of indie folk/pop alternative country music. Since 1992, Conor Oberst has been dividing his time between a solo music career and one that involves playing with indie rock bands like Bright Eyes, Commander Venus, Park Ave and Norman Bailer (The Faint). As a solo artist, Conor Oberst has created 7 albums, including 1996's Kill The Monster Before It Eats Baby and 2008's Gentleman's Pact, and he claims inspiration from the bands R.E.M, The Cure and Fugazi. Along with creating music in the studio and playing in concert while on tour, Conor Oberst is a staunch supporter of PETA and he has been vocal about his support for president Barack Obama. Whether playing as part of a band, or creating his own solo music, Conor Oberst is a diverse musician with plenty of musical talent.
If you've never heard the sounds of Conor Oberst, here is the music video for his song "Cape Canaveral".