Cafe Tacuba @ Summerstage 2007 (Cristina G)
CAfe Tacuba

Café Tacuba has earned its reputation as Mexico's most visionary rock band precisely because there has never been much that's traditionally rock about it. Its previous homages have skewed less toward the Who and more toward the Mexican ranchera legend Chavela Vargas and the Dominican merengue-pop star Juan Luis Guerra. For the past two decades it has treated rock as a genre worth sustaining only if it could be exploded, repeatedly. "Café Tacuba are the most important touchstone for young bands looking to make original contributions to Latin rock," said Nic Harcourt, musical director at the Los Angeles radio station KCRW, who has regularly featured the band on the station's influential playlists. "They constantly challenge themselves and constantly challenge their fan base. Not unlike Radiohead, they just keep evolving in unpredictable ways." [International Herald Tribune]

Tickets go on sale September 10th at noon for a Cafe Tacuba show on Halloween at Terminal 5 in NYC. All dates below...

Cafe Tacuba - 2008 Tour Dates
Sep 19 - T.B.A. Ecatepec, México
Sep 20 - Rockamepeonato - Calle 2 Guadalajara, Jalisco
Sep 25 - Teatro Del Pueblo Zacatecas, Zacatecas
Sep 26 - Rockamepeonato - Escencia Monterrey, Nuevo León
Oct 3 - Estadio Mariano Matamoros "Colibries" - con Liquits y Los Harris Cuernavaca, Morelos
Oct 4 - Rockampeonato - Polyrofum Chiapas Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas
Oct 5 - Inauguración Festival Cervantino 2008 S.F. de Campeche, Campeche
Oct 11 - Rockampeonato - Explanada Mexitlan Tijuana, Baja California
Oct 12 - T.B.A. Ensenada, Baja California
Oct 17 - Rockampeonato - Explanada Old Town Chihuahua, Chihuahua
Oct 19 - Estadio de Baseball 80' Toluca, México
Oct 23 - Festival Luminaria Atizapán, México
Oct 24 - Rockampeonato - T.B.A. Querétaro, Querétaro
Oct 25 - Festival Calaveras - Plaza De Toros Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
Oct 26 - Festival Cervantino - Explanada de la Alhondiga de Granaditas Guanajuato, Campeche
Oct 31 - NYC Terminal 5 New York, New York
Nov 1 - Club Lido Boston, Massachusetts
Nov 2 - State Theater Washington DC, Washington DC
Nov 4 - Amos' Southend Charlotte, North Carolina
Nov 6 - Saint Andrews Hall Detroit, Michigan
Nov 7 - Aragon Ballroom Chicago, Illinois
Nov 8 - Beaumont Club Kansas City, Kansas
Nov 9 - Ogden Theater Denver, Colorado
Nov 11 - Club Karamba Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov 12 - House Of Blues - H.O.B. Las Vegas, Nevada
Nov 13 - Sacramento C.S.U. Sacramento, California
Nov 14 - Warfield San Francisco, California
Nov 15 - Ventura Fairgrounds Ventura, California
Nov 16 - Grove of Anaheim Anaheim, California
Nov 17 - Grove of Anaheim Anaheim, California
Nov 18 - 4th&B San Diego, California
Nov 19 - Celebrity Theatre Phoenix, Arizona
Nov 21 - Cananas Revolution Bar Laredo, Texas
Nov 22 - McAllen International Civic Center McAllen, Texas
Nov 23 - Stubb's Austin, Texas
Nov 25 - Far West Rodeo Dallas, Texas
Nov 26 - O.K. Corral Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Nov 27 - Arena Theater Houston, Texas
Nov 28 - Tipitina's New Orleans, Louisiana
Nov 29 - Far West Rodeo Atlanta, Georgia
Nov 30 - Club Eternity Orlando, Florida
Dec 2 - State Theatre Tampa Bay, Florida
Dec 3 - Art Basel behind the Delano Hotel Miami, Florida