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A Message of Inclusion – Mushroom Festival 2018, presented with WXPN

Chester County Press /By John Chambless/July 2, 2018 When Alejandro Escovedo steps onstage with his band at the Mushroom Festival on Sept. 8, it will be much more than a concert to Andrew Miller, who runs the Kennett Flash. It will be a statement of support and unity for a community that’s been a target for division and anger. “I’m very excited about this show, because I believe this concert helps us… Read More

Alejandro Escovedo: “It was clear Austin has sorely missed its premier balladeer”

Doug Freeman/Austin Chronicle/July 3, 2018  – “It’s been quite a while since I played here,” offered Alejandro Escovedo on Saturday, the second installment of his two-night, packed-house return to the Continental Club. “I can’t tell you how much I missed everyone and how happy I am to see you again.” Home to the songwriter’s cornerstone residency before he moved to Dallas in 2016, the South Congress speakeasy vibrated a nostalgic pulse… Read More

Grammys – Alejandro On New York, Lou Reed, David Bowie & More

NATE HERTWRECK/GRAMMYS/May 2018 – On the brink of his May residency in NYC’s East Village, Escovedo talks songwriting, future plans, and how “Velvet Underground stole my whole consciousness”  In  New York’s East Village, acclaimed songwriter Alejandro Escovedo begins his May residency with the first of five shows in the neighborhood. The gritty, vibrant streets exploding with character and nuance suit his music perfectly. I tracked him down during rehearsal at the Bowery Read More
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