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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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CD review - Street Songs of Love When Alejandro Escovedo went into a Lexington, Ky. recording studio this winter, he did so with the intention of recording a straight forward rock and roll record in the same vein as his previous release, 2008's "Real Animal." Escovedo enlisted the help of his road band The Sensitive Boys and "Real Animal" producer Tony Visconti to help him achieve that sound. They delivered. With the opening quartet of songs, from the punchy pop of the album starting single Anchor to ...
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