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The Crossing Best of 2018, on Tour US, Europe, Australia-New Zealand 2019

We are filled with gratitude for the tremendous support of The Crossing; Tidal, No Depression, Paste, Americana Highways have all included us in their Best of 2018 Reader Polls, and Sonica USA is nominated for Little Steven’s Coolest Song in the World 2018. Our 2019 US touring kicks off January 5 at The Paramount Theatre in Austin, with Don Antonio, and special guests Wayne Kramer, James Williamson (Stooges), Joe Ely, John Perry… Read More

New Yorker: The singer-songwriter and son of Texas takes a sentimental journey backward through time, from Dallas down to old Mexico

Nick Paumgarten/The New Yorker/September 2018  – Alejandro Escovedo, the singer and songwriter, likes to have a proper Mexican breakfast before a long drive. “Let’s go here,” he said. He pulled into the back lot of a restaurant called El Pueblo, across from the Tornado bus terminal on East Jefferson Boulevard, in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas. El Pueblo, he said, is where travellers arriving by bus from Mexico often go to… Read More

Mother Jones: The Crossing Is A Relentlessly Inventive Album

Jon Young/Mother Jones/September 17, 2018 – Over the course of a four-decade career, Alejandro Escovedo has ranged from scorching, punk-inflected rock to dusty-roots grooves, but his wonderfully expressive voice has been a constant. Tough yet tender, capable of conveying defiance and vulnerability in the same breath, Escovedo has a plainspoken charisma that brings familiar accounts of daily striving and fleeting grace to vivid life, touching on greater truths along the way. Featuring… Read More
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