Alejandro Escovedo

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Alejandro Escovedo

Due to limited availability, remaining tickets for this show can be purchased by calling
The Little at (585) 258-0400. Tickets are $25 until 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 10. After 5 p.m., tickets will be $30.

Singer and songwriter Alejandro Escovedo will be coming to the Little Theatre May 10 as part of The Little Concert Series, presented by Different Radio. The Texas-born guitarist is known for rockers “Always a Friend” and “Castanets.”

Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will start at 8 p.m. in theater 1. Tickets are available now at thelittle.org for $25. Tickets will also be sold at Bop Shop Records. On the day of the show, tickets will be $30. Lucette will open the show. For more information on her, plus a chance to listen to her music, click here.

About The Little Concert Series: This exciting series from the Little Theatre features a diverse set of musical shows presented by Different Radio – WRUR-FM 88.5 in Rochester and WITH-FM 90.1 in Ithaca. The Little Concert Series kicked off 2016 in style with Kaki King’s “The Neck is a Bridge to the Body” Feb. 25. The series will continue with shows throughout the year, including Loudon Wainwright III with opener Connie Deming at 8 p.m. June 5. More at thelittle.org

More about Escovedo: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. 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.

His rise has been gradual, a steady incline rather than a quick ascendance, but it has deepened and burnished his music, made it closer to the bone, where it begins to break, deepening his insight and his ability to find that insight in performance. His tireless touring, and dogged determination to place one album after another, has taken him through many musical scenes, remaining the same persona within each, of an artist who doesn’t settle for the easy way out.

(From alejandroescovedo.com)