Tanks Arts Centre - Tank 5

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Finally, after years of waiting, Cairns gets the opportunity to experience the panoramic musical and lyrical genius of Calexico (USA).

The band brings with them the unbridled spirit of their latest critically acclaimed (and ninth) studio album The Thread That Keeps Us and a sweet ride through border sound treasures from across their career.

Across nine studio albums, numerous collaborations, movie scores and soundtracks and thousands of shows, Joey Burns and John Convertino and their magnificent band Calexico have roamed the world with their unique and stirring “desert noir” sound. Calexico make panoramic frontier music that effortlessly crosses borders, cultures and genres and have seamlessly infused the instrumentation, sounds and structures of cumbia, fado, jazz, gypsy, surf, country, spaghetti western epics from the shadows of indie rock into a body of work that is unique and completely intoxicating both live and on record.

Generally there is no right to a refund or exchange except as required by law, or as provided in the Live Performance Australia Ticketing Code of Practice. Please refer to Ticketlink Terms and Conditions on this website.

Price Guide
Sat 19 Jan
Venue Opens
Doors open
Show time
8:00pm - 8:20pm
PG - Parental Guidance
Unreserved Seat/Stand
Flavours of India
Full Bar
Companion Card
Ticket collection
From the Ticketlink office during business hours or from the door of Tank 5 one hour prior to performance time.
Seating Plan
Seating Plan

Type Price
Seat/StandYouth 13-17 yrs$31.50
Seat/StandGovt Benefit Card Holder$31.50
Ticket price includes a booking fee of 5% of ticket price capped at $2 per ticket.
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