Joey and John recently performed with Iron & Wine on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Above video is Backstage with Bryan interview; click for musical performance.
Calexico is proud to announce, Road Atlas 1998-2011, which collects the band’s 8 self-released tour albums in vinyl format for the first time ever (previously only available as CDs at Calexico’s live concerts). As described by journalist Fred Mills, “you hold what the members of Calexico describe as their Road Atlas, and as a kind of alternate musical history of the band, it makes for quite a trip.”
CALEXICO . ROAD ATLAS 1998-2011
Hand Numbered Vinyl Box Set
Limited Edition 1,100 Worldwide
12 Vinyl LPs (Four Single LP Albums, Four Double LP Albums) + Bonus MP3s
40 Page Book – Photos, Handwritten Notes, Liner Notes By Fred Mills
Screen Printed Linen Wrapped Slip Case
Release Date: November 22, 2011
Road Map LP
(originally released on CD, 1999)
(originally released on CD, 2000)
(originally released on CD, 2011)
(originally released on CD, 2002)
The Book And the Canal 2LP
(originally released on CD, 2005)
(originally released on CD, 2007)
Ancienne Blegique . Live In Brussels 2LP
(originally released on CD, 2008)
Circo . A Soundtrack by Calexico LP
(originally released on CD, 2010)
Vinyl Box Set Sold Out. Thank You!
Selections From Road Atlas 1998-2011 (16 Track CD)
Excited to be once again be performing at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson for All Souls Day on November 6, 2011! The show will follow the annual All Souls Procession in Tucson and is being presented by Many Mouths, One Stomach as well as the Rialto.
Above video is the trailer for “Flor de Muertos,” partially recorded during 2010 All Souls Procession and featuring Calexico’s show from the same year – the film examines the the cross-cultural collisions regarding death along the US and Mexico border and features interviews by many artists from Tucson including good friend Salvador Duran.
Calexico is very excited to be heading to Urbana-Champaign, IL for ELLNORA 2011!
The band’s performance is on Saturday, September 10 at the Krannert Center and they are honored to be sharing festival stage with Richard Thompson, Robert Randolph, and many more. See you there!
Sacred Machine Museum in Tucson will be showcasing a behind-the-scenes photographic exhibition on Calexico starting on September 8, 2011 and running through October 23.
Curated by Paula Catherine Valencia and featuring additional art by Daniel Martin Diaz, we are honored to be featured. The exhibit is in participation with the Tucson Museum of Art event Tucson Rocks. If you’re in Tucson be sure and check out both exhibits!
We’ll be playing a special show in Tucson on September 4th. Night four of HoCo Fest 2011 – the night will benefit our good friend Craig Schumacher who has recently been battling cancer. All proceeds for the night will go to Craig for treatment and hospital costs.
We would also like to thank you all of those who made it out to our last round of shows! For those that couldn’t, keep your eye on the Tour section for upcoming dates.
The Guard, written and directed by John Michael McDonagh, will be released on July 29th in New York and Los Angeles. Watch the trailer below or visit Sony Pictures Classics to view photos and for more information on cast and crew.
Calexico with Mariachi Luz de Luna perform “Ojitos Traidores” – special footage from Cinco de Mayo Jimmy Kimmel show!