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Alejandro Escovedo At Home in Dallas

By Karen Brooks Harper/Dallas Observer/ October 12, 2016 Charlie L. Harper III For a while there two years ago, it seemed to Alejandro Escovedo as though it were all crumbling. His legendary rock ‘n’ roll career. His physical health. His mind. His beloved Austin, a place he had helped create as much as it had created him. About the only thing Alejandro could see clearly was his new wife, Nancy Rankin Escovedo,… Read More

“Punk warrior with Texas swagger”

By Alison Fensterstock, Special to The Advocate – December 23, 2015  On the Fais Do Do Stage during the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Alejandro Escovedo — in an ink-black suit tailored razor-sharp — was like a lean slice of nighttime that had found its way into a sunny afternoon. That set was rumbling roots-punk guitar gunslinging at its most fierce and hip, and the follow-up, in the House of… Read More

4th Annual ACL Live at the Moody A Thousand Kisses Deep: The Leonard Cohen Influence

“The annual ACL Live at the Moody show has become an appropriate way to kick off the new year with a spirit of big dreams and bold visions.” – Peter Blackstock, The 4th annual event returns Alejandro to an Austin stage for the first time since September 2015, and, rings in his January 10 birthday.  “Austin’s most illustrious bandleader” will celebrate with A Thousand Kisses Deep:  The Leonard Cohen Influence.   A night… Read More
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