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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

Contemporary Hispanic Legend Coming to New Zealand

The Herald Australia/Jim Kellar /December 28, 2018 In the music world, landing on the cover of Rolling Stone has always meant you’ve arrived. But hey, being the subject of a major feature in the New Yorker is pretty close if you’re serious about your music. The renowned literary magazine carried a six-page feature on Escovedo in October. Alejandro Escovedo, who turns 68 in January, has been making music for 40 years. Born… 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
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