Tag: Roots Music

WMOT Brings Roots Radio To AmericanaFest, Going Global

  “Alejandro Escovedo has shape shifted many times in his profound career, from country punker to folk truth-teller to solo roots rocker. He’s releasing his new album The Crossing the Friday of AmericanaFest.”  WMOT Stage, September 12, 5p They say we should think locally and act globally, and it seems that’s exactly what WMOT has in mind for this year’s AmericanaFest Day Stage. The radio station is partnering with NPR Music and… Read More

“Punk warrior with Texas swagger”

By Alison Fensterstock, Special to The Advocate – December 23, 2015  On the Fais Do Do Stage during the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Alejandro Escovedo — in an ink-black suit tailored razor-sharp — was like a lean slice of nighttime that had found its way into a sunny afternoon. That set was rumbling roots-punk guitar gunslinging at its most fierce and hip, and the follow-up, in the House of… Read More

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