Tag: Alejandro Escovedo reviews (page 1 of 5)

Alejandro Escovedo: “It was clear Austin has sorely missed its premier balladeer”

Doug Freeman/Austin Chronicle/July 3, 2018  – “It’s been quite a while since I played here,” offered Alejandro Escovedo on Saturday, the second installment of his two-night, packed-house return to the Continental Club. “I can’t tell you how much I missed everyone and how happy I am to see you again.” Home to the songwriter’s cornerstone residency before he moved to Dallas in 2016, the South Congress speakeasy vibrated a nostalgic pulse… Read More

Stooges’ James Williamson New Band, new record w/ Alejandro Escovedo cover

James Williamsons’ new band is The Pink Hearts, new record “Behind the Shade” coming June 22, 2018, and features a cover of Alejandro’s “I Died A Little Today” from The Boxing Mirror. – BLABBERMOUTH MAGAZINE  A 2010 inductee into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as a member of THE STOOGES, James Williamson is now set to make his most stylistically diverse musical statement to date with his new group, JAMES… 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
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