June 13th, 2013

MAYBE ON MONDAY EP

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Calexico will release a a new EP to coincide with this summer’s extensive European touring.  It includes a new version of “Maybe on Monday” and the early demo of the same song as well as covers by The Replacements, The Call and Elvis Costello.  Enjoy a stream here and purchase digitally on June 29th or physically at the merch table on tour this summer.  US release to come further down the line.

 

 

June 11th, 2013

WAY OVER YONDER FESTIVAL

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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.

June 4th, 2013

SPIRITOSO DIGITAL RELEASE

 

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.

May 29th, 2013

NORTH AMERICA TOUR STARTS THIS WEEK

Calexico’s summer North American tour starts this week!  We will have the new tour cd ANCIENNE BELGIQUE VOL. 2 available at shows as well as a limited edition screen-printed tour poster by Landland.

Here are some links for the support acts – they’re all great so come out early to check them out.  Joe Pug plays in Iowa City, Chicago and Detroit.

Depedro is our own Jairo Zavela.  Members of Calexico will play with him during his opening set in Buffalo, Montreal, Toronto and Indianapolis!

April 5th, 2013

MOUNTAIN STAGE

Calexico’s performance on Mountain Stage will air all week beginning today.  You can find local stations and airtimes here.  Other performers include Camper Van Beethoven, Bahamas and Bonnie Prince Billy.  You can also stream the entire set from NPR.com HERE.

March 27th, 2013

SPIRITOSO FOR RECORD STORE DAY 2013

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

 

February 20th, 2013

SUMMER NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

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