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Calexico Confirms Winter Dates for New Album ‘Algiers’

October 26, 2012

Calexico will launch a second leg of US touring in support of their “unassumingly perfect” (UTR) new album, ‘Algiers’ (Anti) in January. The band’s current tour is earning rave reviews at every stop, with The Philadelphia Inquirer calling the show “a five-star affair” and the Chicago Tribune dubbing them “a band not just at the peak of its powers, but at the apex of its musical curiosity as well.” See below for full dates, including the final stretch of their current fall tour and three headlining shows with Yo La Tengo in Atlanta (1/25), Louisville (1/29), and St. Louis (1/31).

‘Algiers,’ which core duo Joey Burns and John Convertino wrote and recorded in a converted church in the outskirts New Orleans neighborhood for which the record is named, is the band’s first album in four years and a critical favorite. The Wall Street Journal called Calexico “one of America’s great bands,” Mojo described the record as “the album of their lives,” and Pitchfork called it “impeccably conceived and imaginatively crafted.”

The band is launching a special pre-sale ( this Wednesday (10/24) at 10am local time. Fans who purchase pre-sale tickets will be entered to win one signed copy of the limited edition ‘Road Atlas’ box set. More details here: General on-sale launches Friday (10/26) at 10am local time.

10/23 San Francisco, CA: The Fillmore *
10/24 Los Angeles, CA: The Fonda Theatre *
10/25 Solana Beach, CA: Belly Up Tavern *
10/26 Tucson, AZ: Rialto Theatre *
10/27 Phoenix, AZ: The Crescent Ballroom *
10/28 Phoenix, AZ: The Crescent Ballroom *
1/17 – Flagstaff, AZ @ The Orpheum
1/18 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
1/19 – Denver, CO @ The Bluebird Theater
1/20 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater #
1/22 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
1/23 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s East
1/24 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack’s
1/25 – Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre (co-headline w/ Yo La Tengo)
1/26 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
1/27 – Charleston, WV @ Mountain Stage
1/29 – Louisville, KY @ W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre (co-headline w/ Yo La Tengo)
1/30 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge
1/31 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant (co-headline w/ Yo La Tengo)
2/1 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
2/2 – Lawrence, KS @ The Granada

* w/ The Dodos support
# w/ special guest Trampled By Turtles

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