Pistolera take a road trip from the desert to the city| 14 July, 2011
Pistolera released El Desierto y La Ciudad on July 12th. It’s the third album from this New York-based quartet, and one that takes the listener on the road with songs ranging from dusty ballads about the desert to upbeat polkas and cumbias, reflecting life in the city.
Accompanying the album’s release are the great video for the title track below (shot entirely in the Mojave desert), a taster mp3 which you can listen to below, as well as a US tour, details of which, as with everything else, are below.
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07.16.11 to 07.17.11 – California WorldFest – Grass Valley, CA
07.18.11 – Elbo Room – San Francisco, CA (w/ DJ Santero and El Kool Kyle) [Doors at 9pm]
07.19.11 – Moe’s Alley – Santa Cruz, CA [Doors 8pm, Show 8:30] Tickets are now on sale. $7 in advance, $10 day of.
07.20.11 – Zoey’s – Ventura, CA [8pm]
07.21.11 – The Mint – Los Angeles, CA (w/ La Santa Cecilia!) [Doors 8pm, Show at 9pm]
07.22.11 – El Centro Cultural de La Raza – San Diego, CA (w/ special appearance by Mujeres en Resistencia)
07.23.11 – Solar Culture – Tucson, AZ [8pm] [ALL AGES]
07.25.11 – National Hispanic Cultural Center – Albuquerque, NM (w/ Rupa and April Fishes, Also Sandra’s 35th Birthday!) [7:30pm]
07.29.11 – DROM – New York, NY (Hometown CD release for third album, El Desierto Y La Ciudad. New York based Brazilian fusion band Nation Beat shares the night.) [7pm]
08.05.11 – Café Nine – New Haven, CT [9pm]
08.12.11 – Artisphere – Arlington, VA [9pm]
11.04.11 – Latino Arts – Milwaukee, WI [7:30pm]
11.06.11 – Mayne Stage – Chicago, IL [Doors 6:30, show at 7:30]
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