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Double J Australia: John Prine and Alejandro Escovedo treated us to two nights of the best stories ever put on record

By Dan Condon/Double J Radio /March 7, 2019 It’s an exhausting time of year for music lovers in Australia. A proliferation of international guests of all musical persuasions have descended upon us, ensuring our calendars are packed, our wallets are empty, and our hearts are full. It’s also an incredibly enriching time. And for fans of the best in great American songwriting and storytelling, March 2019 feels richer than just about any… Read More

Review, The Music: An exceptional and commanding performance

By Chris Familton/The Music – Australia – March 4, 2019 Alejandro Escovedo is a man who sings his stories with grace and grit and what made this show so special was the way he gifted us those songs to absorb and interpret while also regaling the audience with perfectly placed explanations and anecdotes that gave context to both his life and music. As a result, he held the full attention of the… Read More

Review: Escovedo and Don Antonio want to make change through their music and stories

Review: City Winery Chicago, January 31, 2019 There’s really no other way to see The Crossing than how Alejandro Escovedo and Don Antonio Band presented it on Thursday. Most of the crowd, ostensibly, had seen Escovedo before, at least, or were longtime fans, at most. Perhaps some were aware of the backstory behind his latest album, but most were not, maybe only that the openers would later back Escovedo because they had… Read More
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