“What an incredible Sunday night was lined-up as the Alejandro Escovedo / Jesse Malin tour blew away the faithful…the constantly touring Escovedo is riding the wave with his just released Burn Something Beautiful album…the build-up from acoustic to electric hit epic proportions after “Sally Was A Cop” when Escovedo unleashed the loud, fast and distorted “Luna De Miel” and “Johnny Volume” before the final song of the main set “Chelsea Hotel ‘78”… Read More
The band had a blast on the east coast, and one of the highlights was hanging out at SiriusXM to record an exclusive in-studio performance with the Burn Something Beautiful Band, preceded by a conversation with longtime friend Mojo Nixon “The Loon in the Afternoon”. If you missed the debut airing, you can catch it: Friday 2/3 7 pm ET; Saturday 2/4 9 am & 5 pm ET; and Sunday 2/5 noon… Read More
Bob Gendron/Chicago Tribune/January 27, 2017 – Alejandro Escovedo and an ace backing group performed at a professional space Thursday at City Winery, but they sure didn’t act like it. Their go-for-broke spirit and amps-cranked-to-10 buzz suggested the sound of a hungry, young band woodshedding in their parents’ basement. Never mind the members’ salt-and-pepper hair or weathered looks.
Over the course of 80 minutes, the grizzled veterans were teenagers back in a… Read More