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Feature, New Zealand: Texan Alejandro Escovedo blazed a trail from punk to Americana founding father

By Garth Cartwright/Noted/March 14, 2019 Bush Hall – 2018 Ground zero punk rock dude, Americana godfather and singer-songwriter extraordinaire: Alejandro Escovedo has existed in the shadows of the US music industry for 42 years. The Texan artist has always gone his own way and, though never enjoying mainstream success, commands an international following, critical accolades and endorsements from the likes of Willie Nelson and Bruce Springsteen. When Escovedo finally reaches New Zealand… Read More

Review, Australian Magazine: Alejandro Escovedo is a master storyteller

By Greg Phillips/Australian Musician/March 12, 2019 ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO with Tim Rogers. Thornbury Theatre  Photos: Jason Rosewarne After an illustrious recording and performing career spanning five decades, Texas-based alt-country rock legend Alejandro Escovedo has finally made it to Australia for the first time. Coming off a celebrated weekend at the Port Fairy Folk Festival, ably assisted by You Am I’s Tim Rogers, last night it was Melbourne’s turn to have our hearts melted… Read More

Double J Australia: John Prine and Alejandro Escovedo treated us to two nights of the best stories ever put on record

By Dan Condon/Double J Radio /March 7, 2019 It’s an exhausting time of year for music lovers in Australia. A proliferation of international guests of all musical persuasions have descended upon us, ensuring our calendars are packed, our wallets are empty, and our hearts are full. It’s also an incredibly enriching time. And for fans of the best in great American songwriting and storytelling, March 2019 feels richer than just about any… Read More
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