Bob Gendron/Chicago Tribune/January 27, 2017 – Alejandro Escovedo and an ace backing group performed at a professional space Thursday at City Winery, but they sure didn’t act like it. Their go-for-broke spirit and amps-cranked-to-10 buzz suggested the sound of a hungry, young band woodshedding in their parents’ basement. Never mind the members’ salt-and-pepper hair or weathered looks.
Over the course of 80 minutes, the grizzled veterans were teenagers back in a… Read More
Elmore Magazine/Suzanne Cadgène/February 1
Alejandro Escovedo performs at the City Winery on January 22, 2016. (L-R) Jessie England (backing vocals), Karla Manzur (backing vocals), Alejandro, Brian Standefer (cello), Mitch Watkins (guitar), Scott Laningham (drums in back), Elias Haslanger (sax), and Daniel Durham (bass guitar). Photo: Ebet Roberts
Tejano roots-rocker Alejandro Escovedo has digested a wide range of music in his 30-odd years as a performer, from punk rock to hard rock to… Read More