Calexico is thrilled to announce the band will return to Australia in September! The first date to be announced is the Brisbane Festival on September 17 and 18th. More soon.
Excited to announce that Calexico will play Newport Folk Festival’s new festival WAY OVER YONDER at the Santa Monica Pier on October 5th! Other artists include our friend Neko Case, Brett Dennen, Justin Townes Earle and more. Discounted pre-sale two day or single day tickets are onsale tomorrow at 10AM with password newport.
General onsale starts Friday, June 14 at 10am. More info and full lineup can be found here.
Spiritoso, the live orchestral album recorded in Germany with Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien and Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg and released originally as part of the deluxe edition of Algiers and as a Record Store Day special edition, will be available digitally in the US on June 11th. You can pre-order from iTunes and Amazon now.
SPIRITOSO will be released on limited edition vinyl for RECORD STORE DAY 2013 on April 20th. The album includes songs from ALGIERS as well as the Calexico catalog recorded live in Germany in June 2012 with the Radio Symphonic Orchestra Vienna and the Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg. Find your local participating record store here and check out the recording of “Para” in the video below:
The tracklist for SPIRITOSO is as follows:
1. Frontera /Trigger *
2. Epic **
3. The News About William **
4. Black Heart **
5. Minas de Cobre **
6. Inspiracion **
7. Two Silver Trees **
8. Para *
9. Quattro (World Drifts In) **
10. Crystal Frontier **
11. The Vanishing Mind *
12. Fortune Teller **
* Live with the Radio Symphonic Orchestra Vienna
** Live with the Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg
Today we are excited to announce that Calexico will be playing a short headline tour in North America in June. These dates will include previously announced festivals BONNAROO, WAKARUSA and NELSONVILLE.
We will be running a special fan pre-sale for these headline dates beginning TODAY Wednesday, February 20th at 10AM local time HERE. General on-sale for tickets begin Friday, February 22nd at 10AM local time HERE. The dates are listed below – support for the headline dates will be announced shortly.
2013 SUMMER NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
3/24/13 — Tucson, AZ @ FESTIVAL EN EL BARRIO — TICKETS
4/28/13 — New Orleans, LA @ NEW ORLEANS JAZZFEST — TICKETS
5/30/13 — Ozark, AR @ WAKARUSA FESTIVAL — TICKETS
5/31/13 — Iowa City, IA @ The Englert — TICKETS
6/01/13 –Nelsonville, OH@ NELSONVILLE MUSIC FESTIVAL — TICKETS
6/03/13 — Chicago, IL @City Winery — TICKETS
6/04/13 — Detroit, MI@ The Magic Stick — TICKETS
6/06/13 — Tarrytown, NY @ TarrytownMusic Hall — TICKETS
6/07/13 — Portland, ME@ Port City Music Hall — TICKETS
6/08/13 — Pawtucket, RI @The Met — TICKETS
6/09/13 — Buffalo, NY @ Asbury Hall at Babeville — TICKETS
6/11/13 — Montreal, QC@ Corona — TICKETS
6/13/13 — Indianapolis, IN @ Vogue — TICKETS
6/14/13 — Manchester, TN @ BONNAROO — *ON SALE SAT FEB 23rd