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Calexico at The Regent: An exotic blend of global music from new LP “Edge of the Sun”

Calexico has been making music for a couple of decades. They are generally classified as indie rock although as they blend country, jazz, rock and more—you come to realize that their music spectrum is much more broader. At their show last night at the Regent Theatre they proved they are much bigger than just another “indie” band. Calexico’s new […]

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Win Tickets to Calexico at the Regent

In 1996, UC Irvine student Joey Burns and Giant Sand’s drummer, John Convertino became the Tex-Mex band Calexico along with four other members. Over the course of 19 years, Calexico have released nine albums and collaborated with Iron & Wine and Arcade Fire. Their song “Banderilla” was featured in season 2 of Breaking Bad (you can check it […]

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Win Tickets to Way Over Yonder feat. Neko Case at Santa Monica Pier – Oct. 5

The annual Newport Folk Festival, famously known for setting the stage for early performances by American roots music legends such as Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, travels all the way to California this year for its first West Coast incarnation, Way Over Yonder Fest.  The amazing lineup for day one of the festival at the […]

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Win Tickets to Calexico – Fonda Theatre – Oct. 24, 2012

Tucson, Arizona’s Calexico play the Fonda Theatre on Wednesday, October 24.  These Americana alt-roots rockers are on tour now in support of their 7th full length, studio album Algiers, a title inspired by the New Orleans neighborhood of the same name where they recorded the album.  The Dodos support. Tickets to the show are $30.60, […]

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