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Alejandro Escovedo, Barfield the Tyrant
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Alejandro Escovedo, Barfield the Tyrant

Tuesday, Aug 19 10:30p

Alejandro Escovedo @10:30

Barfield, The Tyrant @12

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Alejandro Escovedo
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Alejandro Escovedo's family tree includes former Santana percussionist Pete Escovedo and Pete's daughter Sheila E (also Prince's former drummer and later a pop star). He began his music career with the Nuns, a mid-'70s punk band based in San Francisco....
Barfield, The Tyrant
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Mike Barfield is probably one of the few people on the planet who has opened for both Merle Haggard and Bernie Worrell of P Funk. He is part of a somewhat forgotten legacy of lead singers/frontmen who comfortably mix genres together and possess a command of the stage that is both unique and inspiring....
Location & Nearby Info
The Continental Club
1315 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 441-2444
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June 28, 2010 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - John T. Davis

It’s ironic that the kickoff track to Alejandro Escovedo’s new album, “Street Songs of Love,” is entitled “Anchor,” because it lifts off with the same buoyant, guitar-fueled energy that fueled the best tracks on this album’s predecessor, 2008’s “Real Animal.” Indeed, this album is a nearly seamless segue from that earlier and justifiably acclaimed effort – same producer (Tony Visconti, who has twiddled the knobs for the likes of U2 and David Bowie), same hard-charging band (mostly) and recorded in the same out-of-the-way Kentucky studio.

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