Shepherd Express /Dave Gil Del Rubio – One would be hard-pressed to name many figures in the roots rock-Americana world who are more loved than Alejandro Escovedo. Not only was Escovedo named No Depression magazine’s Artist of the Decade in 1998, but in a sign of how much his musical peers respect him, they recorded a 2004 tribute album—Por Vida: A Tribute to the Songs of Alejandro Escovedo—to help him pay off… Read More
No Depression/By Plain Sense/June 2017 – Having experienced numerous Alejandro Escovedo shows dating back to a show at the 400 Bar in Minneapolis a couple decades ago, and countless other local venues including 7th Street Entry, Turf Club, Fine Line, MN Zoo and at least 4 times at the Dakota Jazz Bar as well as traveling to the High Noon Saloon in Madison I have witnessed many great shows. Why else would… Read More
Off Beat Magazine/Emily Carmichael /July 1, 2017 -Alejandro Escovedo has learned, better than many, how to stand on his own two feet. Whether those feet are planted at center stage or in the middle of a hurricane, the scrapes on his soles show in the soul of his music.
Photo credit: Nancy Rankin Escovedo
Escovedo tells of his learning curve in his recently released album, Burn Something Beautiful. Since 2002, Escovedo has… Read More