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Alejandro Escovedo: “As blistering as it gets”

Mark Zaretsky / New Haven Register / May 12, 2016 FAIRFIELD , Connecticut –  You don’t go to an Alejandro Escovedo show expecting to hear sensitive ballads — although he’s as fine a songwriter as anyone out there and does write and play them. He also plays plenty of blistering roots rock — and has made a career of it — and like Los Lobos, Santana and Los Lonely Boys, it’s at… Read More

“Sadness, loss won’t dampen Alejandro Escovedo’s curiosity”

Bill Thompson / Cincinnati Enquirer-USA Today Network / April 29, 2016 Alejandro Escovedo has spent the past couple of years careening between happiness and tragedy. When a person has packed as much living into 65 years as the Texas singer-songwriter has, acceptance is almost inevitable. Escovedo returns to the Taft Theatre Ballroom Tuesday after finishing his first record in four years. But the thrill of making new music is tinged with sadness… Read More

Gravity & Thirteen Years Released on Vinyl / New record in the works

Celebrating the re-release for the second time since 2002; the first time ever on vinyl, Alejandro’s first two solo albums, Gravity and Thirteen Years on New West Records .  It’s a double celebration, as this release is in conjunction with Record Store Day, April 16, 2016.  Alejandro is recording his new record in Portland with Peter Buck (REM, The Minus Five, Todos Santos Fesitval founder) and Scott McCaughey (The Minus Five, Baseball… Read More
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