Alejandro Escovedo

WHERE
· ACL Live
WHEN
· Saturday, January 11 @ 8:00 PM
AGE
· All Ages
PRICE
· $25-$35
STATUS
· On Sale Now

ABOUT THE EVENT

Alejandro Escovedo and Special Guests present "The United Sounds of Austin" A Journey through 60 years of Austin Music

There are songwriters who sing their songs, and then there are songs who sing their writers. Alejandro Escovedo is one with his muse and his music. It is a journey that has taken him from Texas to California to New York and back again to Texas, encompassing a breadth of music as varied as the many bands he was part of before embarking on a solo career. It was in Austin, where he returned in the mid-1980s, that Alejandro found a musical geography that matched his own eclectic sense of musical possibility. “It was this place that was completely open. The community really supported the musicians. It was small enough that you knew everybody there.”

Over a lifetime spent traversing the bridge between words and melody, he has ranged over an emotional depth that embraces all forms of genre and presentation, a resolute voice that weathers the emotional terrain of our lives, its celebrations and despairs, landmines and blindsides and upheavals and beckoning distractions, in search for ultimate release and the healing truth of honesty. Sometimes it takes the form of barely contained rage, the rock of punk amid kneeled feedback; sometimes it caresses and soothes, a whispery harmony riding the air of a nightclub room, removed from amplification, within the audience.

Doors: 6:30 PM · Show: 8:00 PM

MORE INFO

ACL LIVE
310 Willie Nelson BlvdAustin, TX 78701 (877) 471-4225 http://www.acl-live.com/venue
  • Parking information: City Hall ($5.00 - $8.00) • Entrance on the West side of Lavaca, between 1st and 2nd streets AMLI East ($7.00 - $10.00) • Entrance on the east side of Lavaca, between 2nd and 3rd streets AMLI West ($7.00 - $10.00) • Entrance on east side of San Antonio, between 2nd and 3rd streets State Parking: Hobby Building ($5.00) • Entrance on east side of Guadalupe, between 3rd and 4th streets LAZ ($7.00 - $10.00) • Between 3rd and 4th streets and between Guadalupe and San Antonio, entrances on all sides State Parking ($7.00) • Between 3rd and 4th streets and between San Antonio and Nueces, entrances on west side of San Antonio and east side of Nueces 101 Colorado ($8.00) Curbside Metered Parking • Metered parking costs $1 per hour and is limited to 2 hours. Parking after 5:30 p.m. and on weekends is free.
  • Capacity: 2700
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