1. Newport Folk Festival Marks 50 Years Since Bob Dylan Went Electric

    July 19, 2015 11:16 PM EDT On the night of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan strode onto a stage at the Newport Folk Festival, plugged in an electric guitar and gave the music world a shock. Wearing a black leather jacket, the darling of the folk movement and singer of protest songs launched into a searing, distortion…

  2. Iron & Wine In A Playful Mood On New Album

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST After recording an EP and touring with Calexico, as well as taking time off to rear his infant daughter, Iron & Wine principal Sam Beam has wrapped his next studio album, "The Shepherd's Dog." After recording an EP and touring with Calexico, as well as taking time off to…

  3. Neko Case Crafts Spring Tour

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Neko Case will begin a spring tour March 17 in Austin, Texas, as part of the South by Southwest music festival. Singer/songwriter Neko Case will begin a spring tour March 17 in Austin, Texas, as part of the South by Southwest music festival. The trek comes in support of her…

  4. Calexico / Jan. 24, 2006 / New York (Joe's Pub)

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The packed house at Joe's Pub, mostly poor-looking rich hipsters guzzling down $12 boutique drinks, looked like the farthest cry from the border town banditos who come to mind when you listen to a Cal The packed house at Joe's Pub, mostly poor-looking rich hipsters guzzling down $12…

  5. Calexico Emerges From New 'Garden'

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour with Iron & Wine, veteran rock act Calexico has put the finishing touches on its next studio set. While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour with Iron & Wine, veteran rock act Calexico…

  6. Neko Case Wraps Next Solo Album

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Neko Case has set a March 7 release date for her next solo album, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood." Vocalist Neko Case has set a March 7 release date for her next solo album, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood." The Anti- set features guest appearances by the Band&…

  7. Iron & Wine/Calexico Book Fall Tour

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A West Coast swing will begin Oct. 15 in Calexico's Tucson, Ariz.-home base, and stretch through Oct. 30 in Austin, Texas. As tipped here in June, Iron & Wine and Calexico have announced dates for the first leg of their collaborative tour. A West Coast swing will begin Oct. 15 in…

  8. Calexico, Iron & Wine Preview EP In New York

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT At the end of its set, the group invited Iron & Wine mastermind Sam Beam on stage to debut the songs "He Lays in the Reins" and "Prison on Route 41" from "In the Reins," due Sept. 20 via Overcoat Calexico gave fans a taste of its upcoming EP with Iron &…

  9. Calexico Cooking Up New Album

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Arizona-based rock act Calexico is at work on its next studio album, which should be out in the spring of 2006 via Touch & Go. Arizona-based rock act Calexico is at work on its next studio album, which should be out in the spring of 2006 via Touch & Go. "We did some work here in…

  10. Iron & Wine, Calexico Readying EP, Tour

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock touchstones Iron & Wine and Calexico have teamed for a seven-song EP, "In the Reins," which will be released Sept. 20 via Overcoat Recordings. Indie rock touchstones Iron & Wine and Calexico have teamed for a seven-song EP, "In the Reins," which will be…

  11. Laura Cantrell Signs With Matador

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based singer/songwriter Laura Cantrell has signed with Matador. New York-based singer/songwriter Laura Cantrell has signed with Matador. Her as-yet-untitled label debut is due in late spring and features contributions from Calexico's Joey Burns, John Convertino and Paul Niehaus,…

  12. Whoa, 'Baby': Evan Dando Returns

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT He burned out, dropped out and all but disappeared. Now, more than a decade after delivering the Lemonheads' acclaimed "It's a Shame About Ray," Evan Dando has returned with "Baby I'm Bored." He burned out, dropped out and all but disappeared. Now, more than…