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Event Archive - Calexico, Live at The Rickshaw Theatre with special guests, The Dodos: Calexico, The Dodos

Sat. October 20th 2012 Rickshaw Theatre (No Minors)
9:00 doors at 8:00
Tickets at:
Presented by: perryscope, Vogue Productions
Perryscope Concerts and The Vogue Theatre are excited to announce Calexico with special guests The Dodos, Saturday October 20 at The Rickshaw Theatre. Calexico, a Tucson collective of musicians focused around Joey Burns and John Convertino, forged an eclectic identity through their exploration of Southwestern culture, Portuguese fado, Afro-Peruvian music, and '50s and '60s jazz, country, and surf music. Their studio releases have spanned decades and they will be back to Vancouver again in support of their sixth album, Algiers.


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Calexico achieve critical success for their swampy mix of neo-mariachi tunes, indie-rock riffs, jazz swagger, Mexicali blues, and electronic funk. Calexico, from Arizona, was co-founded by Joey Burns guitar/vocals and John Convertino drums. Their latest albums, Feast of Wire and Convict Pool, offer haunting tales of love, death, and betrayal in a v... more info

The Dodos

When it came time for the Dodos to begin writing their fifth LP, Carrier, singer/guitarist Meric Long wanted to start over. The uncertainty of the band's trajectory as well as the passing of guitarist Chris Reimer brought about a reassessment of things within the band, and in particular Long's songwriting. In need of a different vantage point... more info