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
By David Jasper/The Bulletin – Alejandro Escovedo’s first band, the Nuns, launched with the intention of being the worst band in the world — more on that later — and ended up opening for The Sex Pistols the night of their last-ever show. He went on to other highly regarded bands and an acclaimed solo career.
He’s rock royalty, but if this is the first time you’re hearing the name Alejandro Escovedo,… Read More