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Alejandro Escovedo – a “songwriter’s songwriter”

Alejandro Escovedo is still listening, still learning Daniel Durcholz / Go Magazine / Twangfest Preview , Off Broadway, St. Louis / June 9, 2016 Photo Courtesy of Associated press Alejandro Escovedo still pays attention to the musical masters. Never mind that many would regard Escovedo, 65, as a master himself, having come up through the ranks playing punk rock and cowpunk with his bands the Nuns, Rank and File, and True Believers,… Read More

“One of rock’s finest song-crafters delivers knock-out performance”

Chris Sikich / Philadelphia Magazine /Arden Gild Hall, Arden DE / June 2, 2016 The calm thunder of one of the foremost living musical forces played to a sold-out Arden Gild Hall on Saturday, May 28th – Alejandro Escovedo. The sweltering, 90-degree heat (there’s no AC in the gorgeous historic venue) only enhanced the mystique of one of rock’s finest song-crafters. The night was one of reflection, as Escovedo dug deep into… Read More

Alejandro Escovedo: “As blistering as it gets”

Mark Zaretsky / New Haven Register / May 12, 2016 FAIRFIELD , Connecticut –  You don’t go to an Alejandro Escovedo show expecting to hear sensitive ballads — although he’s as fine a songwriter as anyone out there and does write and play them. He also plays plenty of blistering roots rock — and has made a career of it — and like Los Lobos, Santana and Los Lonely Boys, it’s at… Read More
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