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Alejandro Escovedo: “It was clear Austin has sorely missed its premier balladeer”

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

“I Dodged A Bullet By the Hair”

Dallas News/Thor Christensen/January 31, 2018 Since collapsing onstage in 2003 in the throes of hepatitis C, Alejandro Escovedo has spent almost as much time talking about his health during interviews as he’s spent talking about music. But these days, his voice is upbeat and even joyful. Finally cured of the potentially deadly viral infection, the acclaimed Texas rocker, 67, is touring on behalf of the Prevent Cancer Foundation and its mission of… Read More

Not Slowing Down After All These Years, Alejandro Escovedo Sings The People’s Music

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
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