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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: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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