May 21, 2009

I don’t wanna go out tonight … if you’re staying at home

The superb Belfast-meets-alt-country blend of Minnesota’s Romantica comes to Denver tonight at the Soiled Dove. After seeing them at SXSW, I highly recommend this impassioned show.

Here is an extra-gorgeous rendition of “The Dark,” by request, a few nights ago in Salt Lake City.

Remember when they sang that song with Ryan Adams? Remember how it’s one of my favorites?

May 21 – The Soiled Dove w/ Carrie Rodriguez, Denver, CO
May 22 – KTAO Solar Center w/ Carrie Rodriguez, Taos, NM
May 25 – North Music & Arts Festival, Kenosha, WI
Jun 6 – Olde Town Creamery, Maple Lake, MN
Jul 17 – RiverSong Folk Music Festival, Hutchinson, MN
Aug 8 – MN Zoo w/ Alejandro Escovedo, Apple Valley, MN

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  • I LOVE Romantica too! Very cool that Carrie Rodriguez & Alejandro Escovedo are clued in and letting them be part of their shows. I caught them in San Pedro & Santa Monica on this most recent tour and just get more impressed each time I see ‘em.

    Chuck — May 22, 2009 @ 5:09 pm

  • oh, well that is just fabulous – guess that’s another cd i need to pick up!

    Sarah — May 24, 2009 @ 6:57 am

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Location: Colorado, originally by way of California
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