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Alejandro Escovedo

Alejandro EscovedoAlejandro Escovedo began playing guitar in college and hasn't stopped since. With the influence of his father's mariachi career and older brothers playing with bands Azteca and Santana, Alejandro was destined for musical stardom. After forming several bands around the country, including one with two of his brothers, Alejandro decided to try it solo. His 1992 debut Gravity, won rave reviews and national awards leading up to the honor of No Depression magazine labeling him "Artist of the Decade" in the 1990s. Now with a 14-year solo career under his belt, he tours alone as well as with a rock combo (at one time toured with his 13-piece Alejandro Escovedo Orchestra).

Alejandro performed at last year's NonCOMMvention at WXPN in Philadelphia. You can listen to the complete concert at NPR.org/Music.

 

Camden County
River Stage,
Friday

6:50 pm set time

Audio: listen Listen


Video: Watch Clip

Set List

1. Always a Friend
2. This Bed Is Getting Crowded
3. Anchor
4. Tender Heart
5. Street Songs
6. Down in the Bowery
7. Chelsea Hotel
8. Castanets
9. Silver Cloud
10. Faith

 

A music legend, Escovedo has been hailed as a poet, storyteller, and as one of the most important musicians of the last quarter-century.

 

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Current CD:

Street Songs of Love

Label:

Concord Records

Hometown:

San Antonio, TX

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