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Calexico Iron & Wine extend tour

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Releasing "Years to Burn," Calexico and Iron & Wine's today announced new tour dates in 2020, kicking off with two nights in Chicago.

Tour dates are:
Jan. 29- 30 Chicago @ Thalia Hall

Feb. 1 Cleveland @ Agora Theatre
Feb. 2 Toronto @ Danforth Music Hall
Feb. 4 Portland, Maine @ State Theatre
Feb. 5 Port Chester, N.Y. @ The Capitol Theatre
Feb. 6 New York @ Webster Hall
Feb. 7 Washington, D.C. @ The Anthem
Feb. 8 Asheville, N.C.@ The Orange Peel
Feb. 10 Atlanta @ Buckhead Theatre
Feb. 11 Nashville @ Ryman Auditorium
Feb. 12 Indianapolis, Ind.@ Egyptian Room-Old National Centre
Feb. 13 Des Moines, Ia. @ Hoyt Sherman Place
Feb. 14 St. Paul, Minn. @ Palace Theatre
Feb. 15 Madison, Wisc. @ The Sylvee

CD reviews for Calexico and Iron & Wine

In the Reins CD review - In the Reins
Iron and Wine is Florida native Sam Bream, whose home recordings found their way to SubPop with two CDs and EPs of new folk sounds gaining him an increasingly bigger audience. Calexico of Arizona is Joey Burns and John Convertino, who have released a bunch of albums covering lots of genres. Now, the two have collaborated on a seven-song EP, which is more country in instrumentation than vocal delivery. There's a lot of pedal steel and acoustic guitars among the songs, which generally lope along at »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Carlile takes her chances on feeling "Blue" – During a rare moment sitting at the piano and appropriately dressed in blue, Brandi Carlile paraphrased a memorable Joni Mitchell quote. Basically, it went that, if you listen to Joni Mitchell music and only picture Mitchell - but not yourself - something is wrong. While Carlile, who performed Mitchell's "Blue" album in its entirety for... »»»
Concert Review: The Head and the Heart go beyond the nah nahs – "Nah nah," "la la" and "Wee oh" populated a number of songs from The Head and the Heart. Yes, the Seattle-based band does pen a good amount of sing-along songs that were clearly designed that way. And while that style can certainly engage and energize a crowd, there was more to that from the sextet.... »»»
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