With upcoming October gigs in California and Arizona Calexico is touring in support of Algiers, its first studio album released in four years. Written and recorded by Calexico main members Joey Burns and John Convertino, the album’s sessions took place in a reconverted church located on the outskirts of the Algiers neighborhood in New Orleans, hence the name.
With the final tour leg set to begin in mid-January, Calexico will welcome special guest Trampled By Turtles Jan. 20 and co-headline with Yo La Tengo Jan. 25 & 29.
Here’s the itinerary:
Jan. 17 – Flagstaff, Ariz., The Orpheum Theater
Jan. 18 – Boulder, Colo., Fox Theatre
Jan. 19 – Denver, Colo., Bluebird Theater
Jan. 20 – Albuquerque, N.M., Sunshine Theatre
Jan. 22 – Dallas, Texas, Granada Theater
Jan. 23 – Austin, Texas, Emo's
Jan. 24 – New Orleans, La., One Eyed Jacks
Jan. 25 – Atlanta, Ga., The Buckhead Theatre
Jan. 26 – Carrboro, N.C., Cat's Cradle
Jan. 27 – Charleston, W.V., Cultural Center Theater
Jan. 29 – Louisville, Ky., W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre
Jan. 30 – Nashville, Tenn., The Mercy Lounge
Feb. 1 – Columbia, Mo., The Blue Note
Feb. 2 – Lawrence, Kan., Granada Theatre
A pre-sale begins Oct. 24 and the general onsale launches Oct. 26. Visit CasaDeCalexico.com for more information.