Bright Eyes - The Pageant - St. Louis, MO - 03.30.22

Bright Eyes

with Christian Lee Hutson

COVID-19 Entry Requirements
Vaccination Proof/Test: Required/Negative test within 72 hours
Mask: Required

Per the band’s request:
– All patrons will provide proof of vaccination or negative test within 72 hours
– All patrons and all staff will wear mouth and nose coverings at all times except when eating or drinking
– All staff dealing with patrons or band/crew members will be fully vaccinated
Bright Eyes has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will go to the LA Downtown Women’s Center

Set Times:
Bright Eyes: 9:15pm
Christian Lee Hutson: 8:00pm
Doors: 7:00pm
*Set times are approximate and subject to change without notice.

About Bright Eyes

Sometimes it feels like you hear a Bright Eyes song with your whole body. From Conor Oberst’s early recordings in an Omaha basement in 1995 all the way up to 2020, Bright Eyes’ music tries to unravel the impossible tangles of dissent: personal and political, external and internal. It’s a study of the beauty in unsteadiness in all its forms – in a voice, beliefs, love, identity, and what fills up the spaces in-between. And in so many ways, it’s just about searching for a way through.

The year 2020 is full of significant anniversaries for Bright Eyes. Fevers and Mirrors was released 20 years ago this May, while Digital Ash in a Digital Urn and I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning both turned 15 in January. The latter, a singer-songwriter tour-de-force released amidst the Bush presidency and Iraq war, wades through incisive anti-war rhetoric and micro, intimate calamities. On the title track and throughout the record, Oberst sings about body counts in the newspaper, televised wars, the bottomless pit of American greed, struggling to understand the world alongside one’s own turmoil. In its own way, I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning carved out its place in the canon of great antiwar...

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