By David Menconi/ Piedmont Laureate/ May 19, 2019 – Alejandro Escovedo played in Raleigh Sunday to close out this year’s Artsplosure Festival, a show that had a few things working against it — wilting late-day heat, the not-great acoustics of loud music in outdoor spaces, weariness after an all-night drive down from New York and a pickup lineup not entirely familiar with all the songs in the setlist.
“We’re, uh, loose today,”… Read More
Doug Freeman/Austin Chronicle/July 3, 2018 – “It’s been quite a while since I played here,” offered Alejandro Escovedo on Saturday, the second installment of his two-night, packed-house return to the Continental Club. “I can’t tell you how much I missed everyone and how happy I am to see you again.”
Home to the songwriter’s cornerstone residency before he moved to Dallas in 2016
, the South Congress speakeasy vibrated a nostalgic pulse… Read More
The ARTery/WBUR/By Jim Sullivan, January 19, 2018
Alejandro Escovedo with Mitch Easter (R.E.M. producer, Let’s Active frontman) who played on A Man Under the Influence in 2001. Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro
Alejandro Escovedo will tell you there’s been good times and bad times over the years, but if you ask the Austin-based singer-guitarist about one of the best, he’ll go back to when he was a 22-year-old fan, living in Hollywood. It was… Read More