Tag Archives: Alejandro Escovedo

Live Last Night: Los Lonely Boys & Alejandro Escovedo

There’s no single, foolproof test for diagnosing musical overconfidence, but hiring Alejandro Escovedo as your opener is a definite risk factor. Escovedo is a songwriter’s songwriter, an alt-punk-country-etc. warrior who nearly had to die of Hepatitis C six years to begin to get his due. His albums since have been the most vital of his three-decade career.
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His Life was Saved by Rock and Roll

Alejandro Escovedo at the 9:30 Club, reviewed for the Paper of Record.

Alejandro Escovedo at the 9:30 Club, Saturday, July 12, 2008

The Setlist

01 Put You Down

02 Real Animal

03 Everybody Loves Me

04 Sister Lost Soul

05 Chelsea

06 Hard Road [I think — an instrumental piece from By the Hand of the Father]

07 Rosalie

08 Sensitive Boys

09 I Was Drunk

10 People

11 Nuns’ Song

12 Real Animal

13 Castanets

ENCORE:

14 All the Young Dudes (David Bowie)

15 Beast of Burden (Stones)

The Band

Josh Gravelin – bass, vocals

Hector Muñoz – drums

David Pulkingham – guitar, vocals

Brian Standefer – cello

Susan Voelz – violin, vocals

Alejandro – lead vocals, guitar