Shepherd Express /Dave Gil Del Rubio – One would be hard-pressed to name many figures in the roots rock-Americana world who are more loved than Alejandro Escovedo. Not only was Escovedo named No Depression magazine’s Artist of the Decade in 1998, but in a sign of how much his musical peers respect him, they recorded a 2004 tribute album—Por Vida: A Tribute to the Songs of Alejandro Escovedo—to help him pay off… Read More
Houstonia Magazine/Chris Becker/April 24, 2017 – From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith, Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started. “A lof lot of guys my age, they’ve had it with the road,” says 66-year-old punk-turned-roots rocker Alejandro Escovedo. “They don’t want to play the feedback-induced kind of noise I like to make.”
Currently on tour with fellow alt-rock veteran guitarists Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The… Read More
Houston Chronicle/Andrew Dansby/April 21, 2017
New album ‘Burn Something Beautiful’ works through fears from musician’s illness, storm
Photo: Nancy Rankin Escovedo
“I’m very aware that life is a short movie,” says singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo, who has overcome the ravages Hepatitis C and the trauma of Hurricane Odile.
When Alejandro Escovedo was a boy in San Antonio, his parents had him pack for a vacation to Southern California.
They didn’t tell him the… Read More