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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

Mother Jones: The Crossing Is A Relentlessly Inventive Album

Jon Young/Mother Jones/September 17, 2018 – Over the course of a four-decade career, Alejandro Escovedo has ranged from scorching, punk-inflected rock to dusty-roots grooves, but his wonderfully expressive voice has been a constant. Tough yet tender, capable of conveying defiance and vulnerability in the same breath, Escovedo has a plainspoken charisma that brings familiar accounts of daily striving and fleeting grace to vivid life, touching on greater truths along the way. Featuring… Read More

NPR Music: A Latino Punk Pioneer

NPR Music/Felix Contreras/September 13,  2018 – Alejandro Escovedo has carved out a very special place for himself in the music world. He established unimpeachable punk cred when his 1970’s punk band The Nuns opened for the Sex Pistols at its infamous last stand at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom. I grew up in an era when we bought into the idea that books, films and music could really change the world. Escovedo’s move… Read More
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