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Alejandro Featured in Smithsonian Rock and Roll, Live & Unseen: The People’s Pictures

Billboard Magazine – “Perhaps more than any other genre, rock n’ roll is as much about the live experience as the recorded work. From Elvis Presley wiggling his hips to the Rolling Stones causing teenagers to lose their minds and tear venues apart to Bruce Springsteen’s stadium domination, live concerts are an integral part of rock’s story. A new book from the Smithsonian, written by longtime music industry veteran Bill Bentley, shines… Read More

One would be hard-pressed to name many figures in the roots rock-Americana world who are more loved than Alejandro Escovedo

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

Alejandro Escovedo – You Always Get More Than You Pay For

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
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