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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

“I Dodged A Bullet By the Hair”

Dallas News/Thor Christensen/January 31, 2018 Since collapsing onstage in 2003 in the throes of hepatitis C, Alejandro Escovedo has spent almost as much time talking about his health during interviews as he’s spent talking about music. But these days, his voice is upbeat and even joyful. Finally cured of the potentially deadly viral infection, the acclaimed Texas rocker, 67, is touring on behalf of the Prevent Cancer Foundation and its mission of… Read More

Not Slowing Down After All These Years, Alejandro Escovedo Sings The People’s Music

The ARTery/WBUR/By Jim Sullivan, January 19, 2018 Alejandro Escovedo with Mitch Easter (R.E.M. producer, Let’s Active frontman) who played on A Man Under the Influence in 2001. Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro Alejandro Escovedo will tell you there’s been good times and bad times over the years, but if you ask the Austin-based singer-guitarist about one of the best, he’ll go back to when he was a 22-year-old fan, living in Hollywood. It was… Read More
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