Shepherd Express /Dave Gil Del Rubio – One would be hard-pressed to name many figures in the roots rock-Americana world who are more loved than Alejandro Escovedo. Not only was Escovedo named No Depression magazine’s Artist of the Decade in 1998, but in a sign of how much his musical peers respect him, they recorded a 2004 tribute album—Por Vida: A Tribute to the Songs of Alejandro Escovedo—to help him pay off… Read More
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
Houston Chronicle/Andrew Dansby/April 21, 2017
New album ‘Burn Something Beautiful’ works through fears from musician’s illness, storm
Photo: Nancy Rankin Escovedo
“I’m very aware that life is a short movie,” says singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo, who has overcome the ravages Hepatitis C and the trauma of Hurricane Odile.
When Alejandro Escovedo was a boy in San Antonio, his parents had him pack for a vacation to Southern California.
They didn’t tell him the… Read More