Texas musician Alejandro Escovedo is a hard musician to pin down stylistically. His career, spanning 40 years, includes ’70 punk (the Nuns) and ’80s cowpunk (the True Believers), as well several acclaimed solo recordings.
I’m in Love With Everything, premiering at USA TODAY, introduces a side-project supergroup called the Fauntleroys, comprised of Escovedo; Ivan Julian, a founding guitarist of Richard Hell and the Voidoids; Chicago bandleader Nicholas Tremulis; and Linda Pitmon, drummer… Read More
Acoustic rock legend Alejandro Escovedo performed an in-store, intimate, almost hourlong set on Tuesday afternoon, accompanied by virtuoso rock violinist Susan Voelz at Detroit Guitar on Maple Road in Birmingham.Escovedo’s music interlaces meaningful lyrics and beautiful melodies. First bursting into national prominence with his punk rock group, The Nuns, 35 years ago, he is considered an alt-country, root rock pioneer through his bands Rank and File
and the True Believers. As an… Read More
Opening with his modern classic “Five Hearts Breaking,” Austin-based alt-country veteran Escovedo started strong and then seemed to build muscle with every successive tune. “Everything will be alright,” he sang, and we believed him. That’s what you do when the guy in charge gives you advice. “Believe, believe and everything will be fine.” Playing an acoustic guitar and backed by Susan Voelz (Poi Dog Pondering) on violin, Escovedo found a level of… Read More