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Alejandro Escovedo plays Harley anniversary party with Springsteen

Monday, August 11, 2008 – Alejandro Escovedo will perform at Harley-Davidson's 105th Anniversary Celebration in Milwaukee on Aug. 30 with Bruce Springsteen. This will be the second time Escovedo has shared a stage with Springsteen; the first was in April of this year when they teamed up on Escovedo's single "Always a Friend." This show will mark Escovedo's return to touring after cancelling a handful of dates "due to exhaustion and fatigue," according to his publicist.

Escovedo recently released his ninth solo release "Real Animal."

Upcoming tour dates are:
Aug. 30 Milwaukee, WI Roadhouse at the Lakefront
Sept. 8 - San Diego, CA Belly-Up Tavern
Sept. 9 - Los Angeles, CA The Troubadour
Sept. 12 - San Francisco, CA Bimbo's 365 Club
Sept. 13 - Portland, OR Aladdin Theatre
Sept. 15 - Seattle, WA The Triple Door
Sept. 16 - Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret
Sept. 17 - Boise, ID Egyptian Theatre
Sept. 19 - Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre
Sept. 20 - Lake City, CO Lake City Wine & Music Festival
Sept. 25 - Austin, TX Shady Grove
Sept. 26 - Austin, TX Zilker Park - Austin City Limits Music Festival

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A Man Under The Influence: Deluxe Bourbonitis Edition CD review - A Man Under The Influence: Deluxe Bourbonitis Edition
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Real Animal CD review - Real Animal
Hyperboles such as "stupendous" and "phenomenal" do not do this album justice. Alejandro Escovedo takes listeners on a tour of virtually every musical type and styling. There's rock, pop, cowpunk, straight punk, Tex-Mex, alt.-country, jazz and combinations thereof. It's enough to satisfy the most iconoclastic of musical palates. Making it more ingratiating is the brilliant songwriting tandem of Escovedo and the gifted Chuck Prophet. Their lyrics are infused with »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Lambert refuses to rest on laurels – Watching this stop on Miranda Lambert's "Livin' Like Hippies Tour," one is struck by just how many great songs the country singer/songwriter already has in her repertoire. With most artists, it's relatively easy to guess which song a performer will choose to close a show. But Lambert has so many winners to pick from, many... »»»
Concert Review: DBT rocks on – Drive-By Truckers still sometimes get miscategorized as alt.-country, but who's kidding whom? With three electric guitarists upfront exchanging hard rock licks all night, this is a blistering Southern rock band. Hitting the stage just before 10, the band played a satisfying 2-hour-plus set. At 11:40, Patterson Hood announced the band would be... »»»
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