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Alejandro Escovedo Talks Survival & Renewal

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

Alejandro Escovedo – Spokesperson for Prevent Cancer Foundation

From Alejandro: “I am proud and happy to announce that I have been chosen as a spokesperson for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. The campaign is titled #ThinkAboutTheLink and we will be posting PSAs and information about upcoming events. Please spread the word amongst your friends. Get screened. Get vaccinated. Get treated.” www.preventcancer.org Watch the first of Alejandro’s PSAs here:  #ThinkAboutTheLink Photo by Nancy Rankin Escovedo ABOUT #ThinkAboutTheLink & Prevent Cancer Foundation As… Read More

A raw but beautifully textured collection of music

Houstonia Magazine/Chris Becker/April 24, 2017  – From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith,  Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started. “A lof lot of guys my age, they’ve had it with the road,” says 66-year-old punk-turned-roots rocker Alejandro Escovedo. “They don’t want to play the feedback-induced kind of noise I like to make.” Currently on tour with fellow alt-rock veteran guitarists Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The… Read More
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