Calexico @ Outside Lands in San Francisco in 2009 (more by Chris Graham)
Calexico, whose most recent Chicago show was Cultivate Festival in October, have been tapped by Death Cab For Cutie to open their Taste of Chicago show at the Petrillo Music Shell on July 12. Ticketing info is still forthcoming.
The Chicago show is currently Calexico's only US date. The band are gearing up for a fall European tour and aside from a performance at the Osheaga Festival in Montreal in August, don't seem to have too much going on this summer. Their full tour schedule and some videos below...
Calexico - "Two Silver Trees"
Calexico - "Crystal Frontier"
Calexico at Cultivate Festival
CALEXICO - 2012 TOUR DATES
12/07/12 Chicago - Taste of Chicago - USA
04/08/12 Montreal - Oshega - Canada
14/09/12 Cologne - E-Werk - Germany
15/09/12 Groningen - TakeRoot Festival - Netherlands
16/09/12 Paris - Le Trianon - France
18/09/12 London - The Forum - United Kingdom
19/09/12 Brussels - Ancienne Belgique - Belgium
20/09/12 Darmstadt - Centralstation - Germany
21/09/12 Zurich - Volkshaus - Switzerland
22/09/12 Vienna - Wiener Konzerthaus - Austria
23/09/12 Berlin - Huxleys Neue Welt - Germany
25/09/12 Hamburg Grosse - Freiheit 36 - Germany
26/09/12 Copenhagen - Vega - Denmark
27/09/12 Oslo - Rockefeller Music Hall - Norway
28/09/12 Stockholm - Berns - Sweden
29/09/12 Gothenburg - Pusterviksbaren - Sweden