Another week of summer has flown by and here we are with another Goodie Bag full of Audio and Video treats for your ears and eyes. This week we have a wide variety of new releases, along with news and tour date information. So, let's not waste another moment and get on to the good stuff!
Calexico - Carried To Dust
Calexico's new album, Carried to Dust will be released September 9, 2008 on Quarterstick Records and BC Music has a sneak peak of the album trailer video below.
This is album is yet another example of how the band redefines themselves and grows with the times. They've also funneled in the very same energy fans will recognize from their live shows and playing live is exactly how the band plans to promote the album this summer. Here are a few of their upcoming tour dates (including stops in Canada, the states, and Europe), followed by the video.
- 7/25/08 - Calgary Folk Music Festiv, Calgary, Canada
- 7/27/08 - Robert Z Hawking Amp, Reno, NV
- 8/03/08 - Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
- 9/10/08 - Tripod, Dublin, Ireland
- 9/11/08 - Queens Hall, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
- 9/12/08 - Carling Academy, Oxford, United Kingdom
- 9/13/08 - Leadmill, Sheffield, United Kingdom
- 9/14/08 - End of the Road Festival, Dorset, United Kingdom
- 9/24/08 - Webster Hall, New York, NY
- 9/25/08 - World Music Festival, Chicago, IL
James Hunter - The Hard Way!
This new release from James Hunter features the new single, "Jacqueline." Which you will be sure to hear when he hits the road with Chris Issak. If you aren't able to catch Hunter this summer, don't despair, you can check out MP3s to two songs from The Hard Way! right here: “Don’t Do Me No Favors” (Quicktime and Windows Media) and "The Hard Way" (Quicktime and Windows Media)
James Hunter Tour Dates:
- August 7 Denver, CO Botanic Gardens
- August 8 Boulder, CO Chautaugua Auditorium
- August 9 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre (w/ George Thorogood and Buddy Guy)
- August 10 San Jose, CA San Jose Jazz Festival(Headlining)
- August 13 Minneapolis, MN Zoo Amphitheater
- August 15 Chicago, IL Venue TBA (Headlining)
- August 16 Lisle, IL Morton Arboretum
- August 17 Rochester, MI Meadow Brook Music Festival
- August 20 New York, NY Nokia Theater
- August 21 Vienna, VA Wolftrap
- August 23 Burlington, VT The Higher Ground (Headlining)
- August 24 Bridgeport, CT The Klein Memorial Auditorium
- August 26 Hampton Beach, NH Hampton Beach Casino
- August 28 Cohasset, MA South Shore Music Circus
- August 29 Westbury, NY Westbury Music Theater
- August 30 Woodstock, NY Bearsville Theater (Headlining)
Foreigner - No End In Sight: The Very Best of Foreigner
On Tuesday, July 15, Rhino Records is releasing the latest greatest hits album from Foreigner. Aside from all the memorable tracks there are two brand new songs and one live cut on the 32 track, 2 disc album. The Widget below contains a six-song playlist from the album as well as a bunch of audio/video goodies for our readers.