Tag: Aaron McClellan

Alejandro Escovedo – You Always Get More Than You Pay For

No Depression/By Plain Sense/June 2017  – Having experienced numerous Alejandro Escovedo shows dating back to a show at the 400 Bar in Minneapolis a couple decades ago, and countless other local venues including 7th Street Entry, Turf Club, Fine Line, MN Zoo and at least 4 times at the Dakota Jazz Bar as well as traveling to the High Noon Saloon in Madison I have witnessed many great shows.  Why else would… Read More

The Music Cure: Alejandro Escovedo at the Arts Center

By Kate Dobbs Ariail/CVNC/December 2, 2016 I go to hear a lot of new music, rarified and esoteric. Great stuff, but it’s not rock ‘n’ roll. And sometimes, high-volume blazing guitars and poetic lyrics – well, they just fix everything damaged inside. When Alejandro Escovedo took the stage at the Carrboro ArtsCenter on December 2, opening with “Heartbeat Smile” from his new recording Burn Something Beautiful, I knew I’d make it through… Read More

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