Jenny Lewis and Conor Oberst talk Omaha; Kill County plays two shows this weekend; Conchance announces tour

Former Saddle Creek scene fixtures Jenny Lewis and Conor Oberst sat down together in Mexico to interview each other for Corona Music and Noisey.

They talk about when they met — after a Rilo Kiley show at a vegetarian restaurant in Omaha (likely, McFoster’s in Midtown), followed by a prom-themed after party.

The two also discuss an unreleased record they made in 2003, following Elliott Smith’s death, at Lewis’s Silver Lake, Calif., apartment. They mention their “friend Nate,” (Bright Eyes and Mystic Valley Band member Nate Walcott?), and Jimmy Tamborello of The Postal Service were involved in “Blood on the 4-Tracks.”

The record apparently featured early versions of “Gold Mine Gutted” off Bright Eyes’ 2005 Digital Ash in a Digital Urn and “It Just Is” from Rilo Kiley’s More Adventurous. Both tracks are about a friend’s death.

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Omaha rapper Conchance is striking out on tour, but details are spare so far.

He announced a tour kick-off show for Nov. 3 at The Waiting Room in Omaha. The show will be $5.

So far, he has a show booked in Denver for Nov. 9 and upcoming dates in Phoenix and Albuquerque, though no more has been announced.

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No shortage of good shows this weekend.

To kick off, Hear Nebraska presents Simon Joyner and the Ghosts with Kill County at O’Leaver’s tonight. Both acts are on the cusp of new records and (we hope) will pull heavily from that material. We’re excited to have two of Nebraska’s foremost folk acts, both with full bands, on the same bill. RSVP here.

Odesza, Seattle-based electronic duo, plays Vega tonight with Hayden James and Ambassadeurs.

On Odesza’s new album, In Return, they explore a more stratospheric sound compared to the heavy dropped-beats of their peers and recent efforts. Read our interview with the group here. Tickets are $15. RSVP here.

Delta Spirit returns to Omaha, this time at The Waiting Room with Sacco and Waters. Their recent album, Into the Wide, written after the band’s relocation to Brooklyn, finds a darker and heavier Delta Spirit than previous releases. Tickets are $15. RSVP here.

O’Death plays The Zoo Bar tonight with Stone Jack Jones and Bud Heavy and the High Lifes. The alt-country Brooklyn-based outfit are fresh off the release Out of Hands We Go. Tickets are $10. RSVP here.

In Hastings tonight, The Honey Dewdrops play The Listening Room. The Virginia-based folk duo play a blend of traditional folk and Appalachian bluegrass. The Honey Dewdrops were finalists in Prairie Home Companion’s harmony competition. Tickets are $20. RSVP here.

Tomorrow night, multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Mitch Gettman releases his new EP Nothing Stays the Same at Reverb Lounge with Brad Hoshaw and the Seven Deadlies and singer-songwriter Edem. We had Gettman on Hear Nebraska FM this week for an interview and a batch of songs from the new EP. Check it out here. The show is $5. RSVP here.

It would be unbecoming for Kill County to play a Nebraska show without making a stop at The Zoo Bar. Tomorrow night, they play with The Bottle Tops and Kevin Chasek. It’s a lineup sure to fill The Zoo Bar quickly. RSVP here.

MC Chris, MC Lars and Spose play The Waiting Room tomorrow night. MC Chris made a name for himself with cartoon channel Adult Swim, animating, voice-acting, writer and producing for shows like Aqua Teen Hunger Force and The Brak Show. He’s currently on a nation-wide tour. Tickets are $13. RSVP here.