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Jimmy Buffett, Cat Power head Newport Folk Festival roster

Jimmy Buffett, Cat Power and The Black Crowes are three of the acts highlighting a diverse lineup announced by organizers of this year's Newport Folk Festival.

Calexico finds cause for December shows

Alternative rockers Calexico will use their December concerts--including a pair of shows opening for Los Lobos--as a platform for raising humanitarian awareness on social issues.

Calexico sets off on road for 'Ruin'

Alternative-pop collective Calexico has set sail on its 2006 summer tour, a 19-date outing that finds the group supporting its most recent release, "Garden Ruin."
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CD Review: Calexico, "Garden Ruin" (Quarterstick)

Calexico takes a complete left turn with its new release, "Garden Ruin." It's a work that shares so little in common with the group's previous outing, 2003's "Feast of Wire," that it's amazing to think it came from the same band. Calexico takes a complete left turn with its new release, "Garden Ruin." It's a work that shares so little in common with the group's previous outing, 2003's "Feast of Wire," that it's amazing to think it came from the same band.

Calexico, Iron & Wine book more shows

Iron & Wine and Calexico, who recently wrapped up a joint tour through the West, turn their attention to the East during a late-fall run.

Iron & Wine, Calexico join forces for EP and tour

Iron & Wine and Calexico have announced dates for the West Coast swing of a collaborative tour, beginning Oct. 15 in Tucson, AZ. East Coast dates are expected to follow, but have not yet been announced.

Diverse offerings on tap at Quebec City Summer Festival

The Quebec City Summer Festival is arguably the most diversely appealing music event in North America, in the same league with the likes of Austin's South by Southwest, New Orleans' Jazz and Heritage fest and Seattle's Bumbershoot.

Wilco tour sprouts a West Coast leg

It's taken several weeks for Wilco's fall tour to take shape, but the outing has grown into a 25-plus city affair that spans three months.

Live Review: Calexico at the El Rey Theater, Los Angeles

Using bold strokes of light and sound, Tucson, AZ's Calexico transformed a Los Angeles theater into a painted desert on Thursday night (9/18).