October 4th, 2011

Road Atlas 1998-2011 Vinyl Box Set

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.”

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)
Travelall LP
(originally released on CD, 2000)
Aerocalexico 2LP
(originally released on CD, 2011)
Scraping 2LP
(originally released on CD, 2002)
The Book And the Canal 2LP
(originally released on CD, 2005)
Toolbox LP
(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!

Still Available:
Selections From Road Atlas 1998-2011 (16 Track CD)

October 3rd, 2011

Calexico: Dance of the Dead

Flor De Muertos Trailer (2011) from Brink Media on Vimeo.

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.

September 16th, 2011

Plush . Tucson

Sunday, September 18, Calexico will be a part of “Monstrosa: An Evening of Latin Music” along with Depedro and Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta in addition to other local acts. Catch the acts starting 9:00pm at Plush in Tucson. For full line up and set times click here!

September 9th, 2011

Ellnora Guitar Festival

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!

August 31st, 2011

Calexico: A Retrospective

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!

August 28th, 2011

Tucson . HoCo Fest

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.

July 26th, 2011

The Guard Trailer

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.