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mountmccabe
08-23-2010, 04:09 PM
Joanna Newsom 2010 Tour Dates:
[non-AZ dates]
Saturday, 11/06 Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
Sunday, 11/07 Phoenix, AZ @ Orpheum Theatre
[non-AZ dates]


Oh yes

mountmccabe
08-23-2010, 04:10 PM
I wanna go to both of course.

Gribbz
08-23-2010, 04:14 PM
I wanna go to both of course.

Nice. You guys know where the party is beforehand.

Mr. Dylanja
08-23-2010, 04:29 PM
Hmm, isn't there supposed to be a good Tucson show on the seventh?

Gribbz
08-23-2010, 04:33 PM
Hmm, isn't there supposed to be a good Tucson show on the seventh?

Let's just say Faxman will be happy.

Mr. Dylanja
08-23-2010, 04:37 PM
:rolleyes

faxman75
08-23-2010, 04:41 PM
Let's just say Faxman will be happy.

Didn't we just go through this in another thread? I thought this was the show you were talking about? So, what's the other show?

Gribbz
08-23-2010, 04:42 PM
I figured it would be easy. Another Calexico dio de los muertos thing.

Mr. Dylanja
08-23-2010, 04:45 PM
*FAXMAN CURRENTLY PUTTING ALL PLANS ON HOLD*

bmack86
08-23-2010, 05:05 PM
I may very well be coming out for these.

captncrzy
08-23-2010, 05:16 PM
I guess it's good it's not on the 5th

faxman75
08-23-2010, 05:24 PM
I figured it would be easy. Another Calexico dio de los muertos thing.

Ah gotcha. Thanks. So, i'll either see Joanna at the Orpheum and skip Tucson all together or spend the weekend in Tucson and see Joanna and Calexco.

LooseAtTheZoo
08-23-2010, 05:44 PM
I think I'm going to tell my parents to go to the Orpheum show.

hawkingvsreeve
08-24-2010, 12:54 AM
I figured it would be easy. Another Calexico dio de los muertos thing.


Ah gotcha. Thanks. So, i'll either see Joanna at the Orpheum and skip Tucson all together or spend the weekend in Tucson and see Joanna and Calexco.

Wait. What?

faxman75
08-24-2010, 06:02 AM
Dale is telling us that Calexico will soon be announcing that their epic day of the dead show 'dio de los muertos' will be on the same weekend which should allow for a face melting weekend of music down in Tucson as well as the day of the dead parade. Joanna on Saturday and parade and Calexico show on Sunday at the historic Rialto Theater.

Gribbz
08-24-2010, 09:23 AM
It's supposed to be "better" than the show last year. I should probably go. I've lived in Tucson for the longest time and I still haven't seen them.

faxman75
08-24-2010, 10:18 AM
Better? Crazy. There are a bunch of pictures I took from last year in the Calexico thread. It was awesome. Tons of decorations and pinatas throughout the venue, hanging ribbon eveyrwhere, confetti and they opened the show with a mock funeral procession with a coffin and all. They also were wearing dark makeup. That was the last time I saw Calexico as well so this is definitely going to be a great weekend in Tucson. My plan is get tickets to both of these shows and maybe crash at the Congress Hotel on Saturday night. If anyone else is interested in such a weekend, let me know and we can split a room and drive down.

kitt kat
08-24-2010, 10:36 AM
How far of a drive is Tucson from Phoenix? My sister just started at ASU and I did promise I would go visit her. This seems like the perfect excuse, but that Saturday date works better for my schedule...

captncrzy
08-24-2010, 10:40 AM
From ASU to downtown Tucson is about 1.5 hours (depending on how you drive).

mountmccabe
08-24-2010, 10:57 AM
I guess it's good it's not on the 5th

Yeah, then we'd have to miss First Friday

kitt kat
08-24-2010, 10:57 AM
From ASU to downtown Tucson is about 1.5 hours (depending on how you drive).

Mehhh. Really? I guess that's like from LA to San Diego. Thought it was closer. Oh well, we'll see.

rskapcat
08-24-2010, 11:34 AM
It hurts that I'll be in AZ that weekend and NOT going to see Joanna Newsom. (I would have to abandon the husband at the hotel, as he cannot stand her.) If you guys get "Emily" or "Cosmia" and Dallas does not, I will weep.

mountmccabe
08-24-2010, 11:36 AM
We can find something else for him to do. Does he like fishing stores?

Gribbz
08-24-2010, 11:39 AM
Better? Crazy. There are a bunch of pictures I took from last year in the Calexico thread. It was awesome. Tons of decorations and pinatas throughout the venue, hanging ribbon eveyrwhere, confetti and they opened the show with a mock funeral procession with a coffin and all. They also were wearing dark makeup. That was the last time I saw Calexico as well so this is definitely going to be a great weekend in Tucson. My plan is get tickets to both of these shows and maybe crash at the Congress Hotel on Saturday night. If anyone else is interested in such a weekend, let me know and we can split a room and drive down.

People can crash at my place since I live across the street. I just recommend bringing an air mattress of some kind.

faxman75
08-24-2010, 11:49 AM
That's cool Gribbz. I will definitely keep that in mind and let you know once tickets and such are secured!

bmack86
08-24-2010, 12:34 PM
I just plain don't see myself missing these shows.

captncrzy
08-24-2010, 12:59 PM
Yeah, then we'd have to miss First Friday


Judging by the fact that you haven't bothered to send in your RSVP, it appears that's what you'll be doing....:mad:


Mehhh. Really? I guess that's like from LA to San Diego. Thought it was closer. Oh well, we'll see.

Honestly not that bad of a drive. We do it all the time. I may have overshot; more like an hour and fifteen. It's all freeway, and things move a lot better down there now that they've widened the I-10 once you get past Picacho Peak.

Also, you can stop at the Ostrich Farm and take hispter pics with giant birds.


It hurts that I'll be in AZ that weekend and NOT going to see Joanna Newsom. (I would have
to abandon the husband at the hotel, as he cannot stand her.) If you guys get "Emily" or "Cosmia" and Dallas does not, I will weep.

He might have fun anyway; Tucson is a pretty cool little town. Worst case scenario, he can hang out in the bar at Hotel Congress across the street (right next door to Matt's place). Also, some people will be in town (Mike, etc.) that may not be going. Then you all can go down the street to the greasy rockabilly diner and get eggs.


I'm also trying to picture Matt's studio filled with air mattresses.

Gribbz
08-24-2010, 01:11 PM
Mother fuckin' sleepover yall.

EDIT: I might actually be out of town for this. Mehhh.

mountmccabe
08-24-2010, 01:18 PM
Judging by the fact that you haven't bothered to send in your RSVP, it appears that's what you'll be doing....:mad:

But it looks so nice I can't bear to part with any of it!

faxman75
08-24-2010, 02:00 PM
Mother fuckin' sleepover yall.

EDIT: I might actually be out of town for this. Mehhh.

Just leave the light on and the key under the mat.

kitt kat
08-24-2010, 02:38 PM
Also, you can stop at the Ostrich Farm and take hispter pics with giant birds.

Hahahaaaaaa. Well, looks like my sister is down to go see the Pixies in Mesa...so we'll see y'all. We'll see....

Gribbz
08-24-2010, 03:52 PM
So, this show is reserved seating. The Rialto doesn't do this very often. I'm going to be in SF when tickets go on sale.... someone want to pick one up for me? I will purchase said party an adult beverage come show time.

mountmccabe
08-24-2010, 04:42 PM
Hmmm, that'll be tough. Both the Phoenix show and the Tucson show go on sale at the same time, 10 am this Friday.

Something's gotta be done, though.

Gribbz
08-24-2010, 04:54 PM
I'm just gonna have my neighbor snag one for me. He went to one of those shows in California apparently.

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 11:51 AM
So the Calexico show will likely be the same night as her show in Tucson? And their show will be in Tucson as well?


I'm the boss. I need the info.

Mr. Dylanja
08-25-2010, 11:57 AM
Tucson: Joanna on Saturday, Calexico on Sunday

Phoenix: Joanna on Sunday

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 02:00 PM
I see.

Any phoenix people going to the Tuscon related shows? I am considering flying but obviously wouldnt have a car.


Edit:

It appears that Tucson is quite fancy and has their own airport. Hmmmm.

mountmccabe
08-25-2010, 02:06 PM
I am going to the Tucson show, driving down that day sometime, driving back some time. I am also going to the Phoenix show.

I would be happy to give you a ride from or to Phoenix.

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 02:12 PM
Why thank you, John. I want to see Calexico as well, so I suppose I wouldn't need to make Phoenix a pit stop if Tuscon has an airport. If I flew.

faxman75
08-25-2010, 02:25 PM
I plan on doing the full Tucson weekend as well Brandon. If it's cheaper for you to fly into Phoenix I also live near the Phx airport and can provide you with transportation to and from depending on your plans. If you fly into Tucson I can probably assist in some way there as well depending on times and such. In other words, if I can help, I will, so just let me know what you decide.

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 02:29 PM
Thank you as well. Plans are in development. We will see what they look like if/when they come to fruition.

Gribbz
08-25-2010, 02:33 PM
It turns out I get back the day of the show. Hoorah.

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 02:35 PM
So I have a floor/couch/your bed to sleep on with a +1?

Gribbz
08-25-2010, 02:38 PM
But of course.

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 02:45 PM
We are all just such great, helpful people.

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 02:51 PM
Wait.

Does this mean I get to meet your dog?

bmack86
08-25-2010, 03:07 PM
Brandon, I'll probably be driving out for the shows. I'm doing the Joanna nights, so I'd be going up to Phoenix, but if we worked something out I'd be happy with carpooling. I would be driving back to LA probably after the Sunday show.

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 03:11 PM
Cool. At the moment I am leaning toward flying into Tucson, so I am not sure if our travel paths will cross. But if they shall, oh just you wait.

faxman75
08-25-2010, 03:12 PM
Awww yeah, party down in Old Pueblo.

Gribbz
08-25-2010, 03:18 PM
Wait.

Does this mean I get to meet your dog?

My dog(s) live up at the parents.


Cool. At the moment I am leaning toward flying into Tucson, so I am not sure if our travel paths will cross. But if they shall, oh just you wait.

I can probably pick you up from the airport if need be.

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 03:30 PM
Cool. Let's discuss it soon. You free Saturday night?

Mr. Dylanja
08-25-2010, 03:33 PM
Brandon, I'll be right here if you need an moral support along the way.

hawkingvsreeve
08-25-2010, 03:34 PM
I'll take two, please.

Gribbz
08-25-2010, 05:00 PM
Cool. Let's discuss it soon. You free Saturday night?

Brother's gonna work it out.

Somewhat Damaged
08-25-2010, 08:58 PM
I'm pretty annoyed that something like this is occurring on the one weekend when I absolutely cannot attend the festivities, what with Tucson being my hometown and all.

Also, would anyone care to upload a sample of Ms. Newsom's work for my listening pleasure? I've been scared off of purchasing anything by cautions that she can be an acquired taste. $17/CD isn't worth taking that risk.

amyzzz
08-26-2010, 08:40 AM
So I was just roundly abused in chat for not knowing wtf Joanna is, gonna research her today I guess. Didn't know nothing about no harpist lady. :)

When are tix on sale? (Isn't this the same weekend as Massive Attack, D?)

Mr. Dylanja
08-26-2010, 09:04 AM
Tickets onlsale in 23hrs and 57mins. I'm not going to MA.

amyzzz
08-26-2010, 09:09 AM
Wondering if I can get past her baby voice. It's somewhere between Bjork and that singer from the Cranes (who I hate). Somewhere between heaven and hell.

TomAz
08-26-2010, 10:28 AM
She's a human being with a human voice and sings with grace, nuance, subtlety and soul. You would hate her.

mountmccabe
08-26-2010, 11:43 AM
Tom're you gonna make it to either show?

TomAz
08-26-2010, 12:22 PM
If I can get a ticket. won't be available to purchase tomorrow so if the Orpheum sells out Tom Waits-style, probably not.

bmack86
08-26-2010, 01:05 PM
Wondering if I can get past her baby voice. It's somewhere between Bjork and that singer from the Cranes (who I hate). Somewhere between heaven and hell.

Which release/song are you listening to? To get acclimated to her voice, it's best to work backwards, as she's become more refined in her singing. Of course, I absolutely love her voice, so it's not really a problem for me.

amyzzz
08-26-2010, 01:09 PM
I'm just picking random stuff on youtube today. I did notice different (better) styles of singing on different songs. Sorry, I fail at music research. I'll keep listening and see if I can get acclimated -- it took me a while to get past Jonsi's vocal quirks, so I may be able to do it.

hawkingvsreeve
08-26-2010, 01:17 PM
How well do you think the Tucson show will sell? Do I have time to wait until Calexico gets their shit together and announces their thing?

bmack86
08-26-2010, 01:19 PM
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LooseAtTheZoo
08-26-2010, 02:18 PM
I'm just picking random stuff on youtube today. I did notice different (better) styles of singing on different songs. Sorry, I fail at music research. I'll keep listening and see if I can get acclimated -- it took me a while to get past Jonsi's vocal quirks, so I may be able to do it.

For some reason I've become obsessed with the second half of The Mil-Eyed Mender recently. Say, from "Sadie" onwards.

chairmenmeow47
08-26-2010, 02:36 PM
i doubt i'd be able to afford a ticket for this, but please keep me in the loop regarding any meet-ups :) i'm on the way to tucson ;)

bmack86
08-26-2010, 02:52 PM
For some reason I've become obsessed with the second half of The Mil-Eyed Mender recently. Say, from "Sadie" onwards.

I think the lyrics on the back half of the album are better than the first half, but the song structures aren't as wild and out there. Also, at least on Peach Plum Pear and Swansea, I really dislike the production or lack thereof. Peach Plum Pear's overly tracked vocals drive me nuts, since the lyrics on there are so damn good and it's hard to pick them out.

higgybaby23
08-26-2010, 03:06 PM
How well do you think the Tucson show will sell? Do I have time to wait until Calexico gets their shit together and announces their thing?

My best guess is the Joanna Newsom show will be a slow seller. Calexico will sell faster, but probably won't sell out right away. Kinda vague, but hope it helps.

bmack86
08-26-2010, 03:11 PM
The good Joanna seats will probably get snatched up pretty quick, but yeah, it'll take a while to sell out if it does.

mountmccabe
08-27-2010, 08:56 AM
Tickets for Phoenix went on sale early.

LooseAtTheZoo
08-27-2010, 08:57 AM
I think the lyrics on the back half of the album are better than the first half, but the song structures aren't as wild and out there. Also, at least on Peach Plum Pear and Swansea, I really dislike the production or lack thereof. Peach Plum Pear's overly tracked vocals drive me nuts, since the lyrics on there are so damn good and it's hard to pick them out.

Funny story about "Peach Plum Pear." I used to think one line of the lyrics went:

"Made me bold, like a whore."

Which really wouldn't be that much of a stretch in the story of the song. But they turned out to be:

"Made me bolt/like a horse."

Which struck me as typical Joanna nature/animal kingdom bullshit

amyzzz
08-27-2010, 08:59 AM
5th row section A. Should I take it?

bmack86
08-27-2010, 09:02 AM
IS the Rialto known for going on sale late or weirdly? I can't find a ticket link.

amyzzz
08-27-2010, 09:05 AM
The Phx one was early. I bought one. What the heck.

Gribbz
08-27-2010, 09:07 AM
I got 1st row for the Tucson show. Holla.

Row A - Seat 9 to be specific.

amyzzz
08-27-2010, 09:11 AM
Nice grab, Matt.

bmack86
08-27-2010, 09:12 AM
John and I are Row B - Seats 10 and 11 for the Rialto.

Gribbz
08-27-2010, 09:12 AM
Now I can go back to sleep. Wild night in SF.

mountmccabe
08-27-2010, 09:15 AM
I am glad I got to the Orpheum Ticketmaster page early; that link was live at least 10 minutes before 10. I pulled 3 tickets in Sec A (middle) row 3 on the aisle on the harp side. I am damn pleased with how that worked out.

faxman75
08-27-2010, 01:52 PM
I just purchased a Rialto show ticket and grabbed 1st balcony row A seat 17. Looks close to perfectly centered. Win!

Now when does the Calexico party go on sale?

Somewhat Damaged
08-29-2010, 10:08 PM
I got Ys the other day (thank you, Bryan) and listened to it on the plane to San Francisco yesterday. God damn, why couldn't this be happening on another weekend? "Emily" in particular has lodged itself in my brain. Think I've gotta take the plunge on her latest disc. You folks are lucky you get to see her live (again, for a few of you).

Gribbz
09-29-2010, 12:08 PM
So, I finally came around to Ys. I enjoyed Have One On Me the first time I heard it...but for some reason I couldn't get into her second album. Probably because her voice is so different on HOOM.

bmack86
09-29-2010, 12:19 PM
Also, there's much more traditional structure on Have One On Me, and the songs are just generally more accessible. Ys lives in its own world and there's not a ton of precedent for it, so it can be hard to approach.

Gribbz
09-29-2010, 12:24 PM
True. Also, it often takes me multiple listens to get into an album/artist. I remember not feeling Veckatimest the first time I heard it. Now it's one of my favorite albums.

Gribbz
11-02-2010, 01:44 PM
Has anyone heard Ariella Daly? She's opening for Joanna in Tucson. Also, what time are you out of towners rolling in? I propose you come a bit early so we can have a few adult beverages.

bmack86
11-02-2010, 02:27 PM
I'm leaving LA around noon at latest probably. I've not thought about it yet really.

faxman75
11-02-2010, 02:31 PM
I expect to be in Tucson by 5:30pm. It looks like i'm coming solo at this point too.

Gribbz
11-02-2010, 04:25 PM
Cool. My lair will be open to all who wish to indulge before the show(across the street for those who haven't been.)

mountmccabe
11-02-2010, 08:15 PM
My sister in Marana (just North of Tucson) just had a baby so I am going to try to finagle a ride down early to visit and then meet up with folks and catch a ride back.

Or maybe I'll drive myself, too and we can all have separate cars!

bmack86
11-06-2010, 07:51 AM
Matt, John and I will let you know as we get to Tucson. I'm leaving right now from LA and I'm picking John up in Marana.

Gribbz
11-06-2010, 10:15 AM
Cool. I PMed you my #. Not sure if John has it...

LooseAtTheZoo
11-06-2010, 11:48 AM
Who is this crazy bitch with this crazy voice?

I only kid, enjoy the shows everyone. I'm very jealous.

mountmccabe
11-06-2010, 01:01 PM
I have your number, Matt.

Edit: extra ticket is gone

bmack86
11-07-2010, 12:29 AM
Well, show was spectacular tonight. She did Cosmia and Emily and both sounded better than on the last tour. No Autumn, which made the set seem much more energetic, and her performance of Go Long was divine. When she was tuning she opened up the floor for questions and I asked if she was going to perform with Nervous Cop. She didn't even know they were back together, but she said it was "a good question" so maybe...

amyzzz
11-08-2010, 10:14 AM
Joanna and her band were fantastic last night. They closed with Baby Birch! I'm a fan now. Opener Ariela something was awful.

bmack86
11-08-2010, 12:04 PM
Aww, John and I were wondering if you had come. Yeah, Ariella Daly was really really bad. She also made me realize that the lyrics for I'm On Fire are terrible.

amyzzz
11-08-2010, 02:36 PM
Oh damn. I did see John but that was after I was seated (and was afraid to move -- it was so quiet and cramped in there!), and I did not see either of you after the show.

faxman75
11-08-2010, 08:50 PM
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amyzzz
11-09-2010, 09:37 AM
She is so beautiful, talented, and charming. I pretty much fell in love with her Sunday.

bmack86
11-09-2010, 10:07 AM
yeah, she'll do that.

faxman75
11-09-2010, 10:27 AM
That's a classy woman.

bmack86
11-09-2010, 10:28 AM
Classy, funny, gorgeous, talented.

Sooner or later everyone will see her live and get why I like her so damn much.