Bob Gendron/Chicago Tribune/January 27, 2017 – Alejandro Escovedo and an ace backing group performed at a professional space Thursday at City Winery, but they sure didn’t act like it. Their go-for-broke spirit and amps-cranked-to-10 buzz suggested the sound of a hungry, young band woodshedding in their parents’ basement. Never mind the members’ salt-and-pepper hair or weathered looks.
Over the course of 80 minutes, the grizzled veterans were teenagers back in a… Read More
By Troy Michael /Innocent Words Magazine/December 2, 2016
Since he first picked up the guitar and formed a band, singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo has been a leader. In the early days, it was with the innovative San Francisco punk band The Nuns, then he moved to the Lone Star State where he was a trailblazer as a part of the acclaimed alt-country rock icons Rank & File, then later came Texas darlings True… Read More
By Karen Brooks Harper/Dallas Observer/ October 12, 2016
Charlie L. Harper III
For a while there two years ago, it seemed to Alejandro Escovedo as though it were all crumbling.
His legendary rock ‘n’ roll career. His physical health. His mind. His beloved Austin, a place he had helped create as much as it had created him.
About the only thing Alejandro could see clearly was his new wife, Nancy Rankin Escovedo,… Read More