SALON The Crossing: Alejandro Escovedo has crafted a rock n roll immigration epic poem

Salon/David Masciotra, Author /September 2018 -“The Crossing” achieves symbiosis with its lyrical story of immigration and its open borders musical policy. The ominous sound of doom emanates out of a heartbeat, distorted guitar, and film noir saxophone. An urgent and deep voice warns, These men who hunt us Know nothing of our lives So please step lightly There’s menace in the heavens Dark and threatening There’s a shadow in the air They’re… Read More

September 22: CBS Morning Saturday Sessions

  Save the date! Tune in Saturday,  September 22 when the Alejandro Escovedo Band with Don Antonio is the featured musical performer with host Anthony Mason, talking about and playing the critically acclaimed new album The Crossing. CBS THIS MORNING SATURDAY SESSIONS    Read More

NPR Music: A Latino Punk Pioneer

NPR Music/Felix Contreras/September 13,  2018 – Alejandro Escovedo has carved out a very special place for himself in the music world. He established unimpeachable punk cred when his 1970’s punk band The Nuns opened for the Sex Pistols at its infamous last stand at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom. I grew up in an era when we bought into the idea that books, films and music could really change the world. Escovedo’s move… Read More
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