Alejandro Escovedo is still listening, still learning
Daniel Durcholz / Go Magazine / Twangfest Preview , Off Broadway, St. Louis / June 9, 2016
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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
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
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