Joey Burns

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Peaceful Easy Feeling

The members of Calexico look like dads. They play a little like dads too.
Calexico at the Somerville Theatre, November 16, 2008
By RICHARD BECK  |  November 18, 2008

Calexico: Carried to Dust

True to its title, Carried to Dust moves along with wraith-like grace, a haunting and beautiful drift of songs about codebreakers, gravebound ghosts, and stars that “shone in slowness.”
By ZETH LUNDY  |  September 02, 2008


Joey Burns and John Convertino celebrate 10 years together as Calexico on Garden Ruin  by embracing the Southwestern twang that’s always come so naturally to them and also by leaving it in the dust.
Garden Ruin | Quarter Stick
By JED GOTTLIEB  |  May 08, 2006