Calexico In Concert: Newport Folk Festival 2010


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Set List


Across the Wire

News About William

Writer’s Minor Holdiay

Bend to the Road

Two Silver Trees

Minas de Cobre



Victor Jara’s Hands


Guero Canelo

An Arizona band led by singer-guitarist Joey Burns and drummer/multi-instrumentalist John Convertino, Calexico has spent a decade and a half as a go-to purveyor of atmospheric, even cinematic desert pop. With the aid of trumpets, pedal-steel guitars and piano, Calexico has become a festival favorite (playing a set at Bonnaroo earlier this summer), recorded high-profile collaborations (including In the Reins, a tremendous album with Iron & Wine), and evolved into a consistent studio force (most recently releasing the well-received Carried to Dust). Here, Calexico performs live at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I.



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