Alejandro Escovedo

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Glam makeover

As a songwriter, Alejandro Escovedo is steeped in deep, brooding, film-noir Americana. But he's also a devout fan of cheap-thrill glitter rock, especially the fast and flashy singles that T. Rex and Mott the Hoople made in the '70s.
A reborn Alejandro Escovedo hits the Streets
By BRETT MILANO  |  July 16, 2010
Alejandro Escovedo at the Narrows

Alejandro Escovedo at the Narrows

I've only recently come across By the Hand of the Father, the soundtrack to a play put together by Alejandro Escovedo. It documents the anxiety...
By webteam  |  April 07, 2010
Alejandro Escovedo in Somerville

Alejandro Escovedo in Somerville

Five years after he nearly died of Hepatitis C, Austin-based singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo continues to play SXSW every year and tour incessantly. We can’t decide whether that...
By webteam  |  March 31, 2010

Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009

A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2009

Stars aligned

The days are growing shorter, the magazines are (well, barely) getting larger and meatier, and the first batch of cider doughnuts is on the way real soon: all sure signs of autumn, as is the bountiful crop of prestigious concerts coming our way this se
Cult heroes and superstars dot the region's fall concert calendar
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 18, 2009

Basic elements

Boston was a world-music stronghold even before the “world music” genre existed.
The international and roots-music scene heats up
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 08, 2008


Oh brother, where alt thou?

In the summer of 1995, Grant Alden was documenting “the tail end of the grunge years” as managing editor of a Seattle music weekly, the Rocket . Alejandro Escovedo, "Broken Bottle" (mp3 via MySpace) Drive-By Truckers, "Feb. 14" (mp3 via MySpace)
A popular cult genre searches for its lost highway
By FRANKLIN SOULTS  |  August 02, 2006