We celebrated our dear friend Ian McLagan as he would have been 70, and there was a lot of music, a lot of friends, a lot of laughs, first with KUTX and later at a party at the Continental. Just as Mac would have liked it. We are mourning the sudden loss of our dear friend Ross “Roscoe” Shoemaker due to a tragic traffic accident; and joining together to help our friend,… Read More
By Joshua Miller/Shepherd Express – Texas singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo is no stranger to playing Milwaukee. Every time he does, however, he seemingly has an ace up his sleeve, with different configurations of bands (from duos to full ensembles with his backing band The Sensitive Boys) and an ambitious style that ranges from country to punk rock that keeps things interesting and exciting for everyone.
“I listen to a lot of different types… Read More
By Ben Salmon/The Bulletin – You can take the man out of punk rock, but you can’t take punk rock out of the man.
No matter how far removed Alejandro Escovedo is from his days in punk bands, and no matter how mellow and mature and refined his music becomes, the spirit of punk rock still courses through the revered singer-songwriter.
You could hear it in the songs he played and the… Read More