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  • 04.16.14: Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys rocks Kirby lobby

    Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys proved Tuesday night that not all performances in the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts’ “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” series will be subdued evenings with sensitive singer-songwriters. In other words, the four-piece band really rocked the joint, shaking the Wilkes-Barre theater’s art deco walls and making that […]

  • 04.15.14: ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO: STILL A PUNK AT HEART

    From his days growing up listening to garage bands in Huntington Beach, Calif., to opening for the Sex Pistols as a member of the Nuns, to forming the True Believers and launching a solo career that has produced more than a dozen albums, Alejandro Escovedo has maintained a punk rocker’s spirit. “You know that Joe […]

  • 04.11.14: Alejandro Escovedo plays 2 nights on StageOne in Fairfield

    Alejandro Escovedo is about as blistering a roots-rocker as anyone alive. He’s also been on the scene in various forms for some four decades now, beginning with San Francisco punk group The Nuns. Escovedo broke country punk ground with Austin, Texas’s exuberant Rank and File and later the True Believers before carving out a solo […]

  • 04.10.14: Fairfield Theatre Company welcomes back Texan guitarist, Alejandro Escovedo

    Texan guitar player, Alejandro Escovedo will perform on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m., 70 Sanford Street. Doors open at 7. With a lifetime spent traversing the bridge between words and melody, Alejandro has embraced all forms and genres with a resolute voice that weathers the emotional terrain of the human […]

  • 04.09.14: Review: Alejandro Escovedo at Zeppa Auditorium, Rochester, NY

    I always hold my breath when a great performer comes to Rochester: Do we get it? To my great relief, a couple of hundred people greeted Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys Tuesday night at Zeppa Auditorium at the German House. The venue has been seriously cleaned up, and the menu at the downstairs Zeppa […]

  • 04.08.14: Texan troubadour Alejandro Escovedo to perform in Fairfield

    When Alejandro Escovedo collapsed on stage from a serious illness in 2003, his friends rushed to catch him. Launching a series of successful benefit concerts, they helped to defray the cost of Escovedo’s medical expenses. Equally as important, they kept his music in the public consciousness, releasing a tribute album, “Por Vida: A Tribute to the […]

  • 04.07.14: Alejandro Escovedo Rocks FitzGerald’s!

    This is why I go to so many live music shows, I’m just waiting for one this good to come along. This was a rare and wonderful night. Alejandro Escovedo might do an acoustic show with Susan Voelz on violin at a beautiful, sit-down venue or he may do a wide ranging show with an […]

  • 04.01.14: Lou Reed’s music inspires Escovedo’s solo career

    The recent passing of iconic musician Lou Reed dealt a sudden, unexpected blow to his fans and to fans of rock ’n’ roll music in general. Singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo, who along with former Bongos frontman Richard Barone put together a star-studded tribute to Reed at the recent South By Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas, […]

  • 04.01.14: Alejandro Escovedo: The SXSW accident was tragic and sad

    As a steady arm of the Texas muscial family dynasty, singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo has defined the native sound of the musically rich Southern state. Amid a body of work that is dense and rich, Escovedo mines a western style steeped in bar hall spirit. Now 63, he stands as a true musical American treasure with […]

  • 03.24.14: BEST HIGH-VOLUME MEMORIAL SERVICE: The Official SXSW Tribute to Lou Reed – Rolling Stone

    Some tributes are all-star dog-and-pony-shows. And some are like this: a group of artists deeply connected to their subject, by aesthetic sensibility, friendship or both, gathered in a matter-of-fact labor of love. Curated by NYC indie-rock forebear Richard Barone and Austin punk-rock mayor Alejandro Escovedo, this four-plus hour evening went from fevered (Garland Jeffreys’ R&B-ish […]

  • 03.24.14: Tribute to Lou Reed at The Paramount Theatre, SXSW 2014

    The absence of a full-scale, high-profile tribute to the late Lou Reed has been glaring, and surprising, since his death last Oct. 23. But Alejandro Escovedo and Richard Barone more than filled that void on Friday night at South By Southwest. The duo’s carefully and lovingly curated Official SXSW Tribute to Lou Reed gave the rock icon […]

  • 03.04.14: Alejandro Escovedo to be present throughout SXSW this year!

    Getting one show during SXSW is an honor. Alejandro Escovedo will be appearing in 5 shows this year. Whether you are looking for a small, intimate setting or a big production in a historic theater, something on the roster will fit what you are looking for. Alejandro Escovedo at Lucy’s Fried Chicken: Taking some time […]

  • 12.29.13: Over 60 years of Austin’s Music History to be Showcased at ACL Live The Moody Theater

    Austin’s history as a hub for music is dense and incredible. On January 11th, 2014 Alejandro Escovedo will guide his audience on a journey through the story of this city’s cultural evolution over time. From ragged blues-men to the cosmic cowboys and beyond, “The United Sounds of Austin” promises to be one of those rare […]

  • 11.08.13: Alejandro Escovedo guest DJs for KUTX

    On Saturday November 9th, 2013 tune in to Austin’s KUTX 98.9 radio station to hear a special session hosted by Alejandro Escovedo. Taking over the control room starting at 6 PM, Alejandro will be sharing some of his favorite music for a “My KUTX” broadcast. If you miss or want to relive it, the show […]

  • 10.28.13: Alejandro Escovedo’s November tour takes him through the American West

    In just a few days, Alejandro Escovedo will begin his November tour through the western United States. Hitting cities both major and minor up the west coast and a few shows through the inland states, the tour comes highly anticipated and promises to deliver a great experience. To see if Alejandro Escovedo is coming to […]

  • 10.22.13: Alejandro Escovedo’s November 3rd show in Las Vegas has been cancelled

    We regret  to inform you that the November 3rd show at the Las Vegas Country Saloon has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to return to Las Vegas sometime soon to play a show.

  • 10.21.13: Alejandro makes an appearance at the AIDS Walk Austin on 10/20/2013

    Sunshine, rock, and people coming together for a cause; what could be better? On Sunday October 20th, 2013 thousands of supporters flocked to Republic Square Park to raise funds, awareness, and to have a little fun at the same time. What they did not expect was the chance to see rock and roll legend Alejandro Escovedo […]

  • 09.22.13: Alejandro Escovedo and Shelby Lynne team up and tour

    September 24th, 2013 marks a special day. Why? It is the official start of a tour featuring the gripping music of Alejandro Escovedo and Shelby Lynne. The two songwriters will begin their trek through the east starting in Alexandria, VA and will hit cities like Tarrytown, NY and South Orange, NJ during the late September […]

  • 09.19.13: Alejandro takes to the road to play Roots N’ Blues N’ BBQ festival in Columbia, MO

    Fresh from a spectacular show at Cincinnati’s Ohio River Throwdown festival, Escovedo will be taking his honest and powerful songs up to Columbia, MO for their Roots N’ Blues N’ BBQ festival. The weekend party runs from September 20th through the 22nd with Escovedo taking to the stage on Saturday the 21st. For information, tickets, […]

  • 09.16.13: Alejandro Escovedo presenting at the 2013 Americana Honors and Awards

    On Wednesday September 18th, Alejandro Escovedo will be stopping by Nashville, TN for the Americana Honors and Awards show. A night of great music at the beautifully historic Ryman Auditorium, the event will be broadcast live on AXS TV at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT.

  • 03.11.13: KEXP presents a LIVE performance with True Believers!

    Performing from SXSW in Austin, TX at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop! If you’ll be in the area, we invite you to attend the session at 7:30 PM (CST). This event is FREE, all ages, and open to the public. No badge required! We’ll be broadcasting the session LIVE at 5:30 PM (PST) on 90.3 FM […]

  • 10.16.12: TUNE IN ALERT: Alejandro to livestream his show from the Exit/In at 10:00 PM on October 17th!

    Tomorrow night Alejandro will be live streaming his show from the Exit/In at 10:00 PM with @Livestream. Tune in here tomorrow! We’re looking forward to seeing you.

  • 08.24.12: Alejandro on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Tonight!!

    Make sure to tune in to The Tonight Show TONIGHT, August 24th, to catch Alejandro performing “Man Of The World!” Check your local listings for show times in your area.

  • 08.12.12: ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO Exploring the world around him, from the streets of Mexico to the sky – Juli Thanki, M Music & Musicians Magazine – June 2012

    “Sabor a Mi” – It was one of my parents’ favorites. My father sang it all the time — whatever occasion there might be, that song seemed to fit.

  • 07.26.12: Alejandro to appear on NPR’s World Cafe Thursday, August 9th!

    The World Cafe will be broadcasting Alejandro Escovedo on NPR’s World Cafe Thursday, August 9th, 2012! National Public Radio’s World Cafe with host David Dye can be heard on over 200 stations nationwide. You can find your local station and broadcast times at the following link: http://www.npr.org/templates/stations/schedule/?prgId=39 …or worldwide, you can connect to the WXPN […]