Oregon Public Broadcasting filmed some songs during soundcheck when the band played the Aladdin Theatre in Portland. Check out the video below or stream the whole session and interview here.
We have rescheduled the Los Angeles show for January 16th at The El Rey. Tickets for the show at the Fonda that was cancelled due to the power outage will be honored or you can be refunded at point of purchase. There are also still tickets on sale here. Thanks for understanding and see you in January! Here is a video from last night.
Calexico is excited to announce the second leg of US touring in support of ALGIERS. There will be a fan pre-sale beginning this Wednesday, October 24th at 10AM here.
One lucky purchaser of a pre-sale ticket will win a signed copy of the very limited and now out of print ROAD ATLAS BOX SET, signed by the band! The only way you can enter to win is by purchasing a pre-sale ticket for the tour. The winner will be selected at random and notified by email.
Atlanta and Louisville will be special co-headline shows with YO LA TENGO! Albuquerque features special guests TRAMPLED BY TURTLES. Support for the rest of the tour will be announced shortly. Get those pre-sale tickets here starting Wednesday. General on-sale will be Friday, October 26th at 10AM local time.
CALEXICO WINTER TOUR:1/17 – Flagstaff, AZ @ The Orpheum1/18 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre1/19 – Denver, CO @ The Bluebird Theater1/20 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater*1/22 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater1/23 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s East1/24 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack’s1/25 – Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre^1/26 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle1/27 – Charleston, WV @ Mountain Stage1/29 – Louisville, KY @ W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre^1/30 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge2/1 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note2/2 – Lawrence, KS @ The Granada
You can now stream the band’s whole set from the beautiful World Cafe Live at The Queen here.
Calexico recorded “Green Grows the Holly” for Holidays Rule, a compilation of holiday songs that also includes contributions by Paul Mcartney, Rufus Wainright with Sharon Van Etten, The Shins, Andrew Bird and more. The album will be available October 30th and you can pre-order here or find it at Starbucks when it is released.
Calexico will be live on WXPN at 12PM EST today! Stream here or at 88.5 in Philadelphia.
ALGIERS has been out for a month and we can’t thank you enough for your support. If you’d like to read some interviews with Joey and John talking about the record, here are some good ones:
And if you haven’t picked up the record yet, you can buy it from our brand new store here.