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Austin 360: Alejandro Escovedo makes powerful statement with ‘The Crossing’ at the Paramount

Peter Blackstock/Austin 360/January 6, 2018 – Alejandro Escovedo wasn’t actually onstage when the key line from his concert-presentation of “The Crossing” emerged: “The border crossed me, I didn’t cross it!” Voiced from a pre-recorded track for dramatic effect as the Italian band Don Antonio played behind it, that line from the song “Rio Navidad” sums up the substance and emotion that Escovedo and bandleader Antonio Gramentieri expressed on “The Crossing,” one of… Read More

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
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