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Alejandro Escovedo Visiting A Town And TV Near You This Summer

June 1st, 2008 10:30am EDT
Alejandro EscovedoAlejandro Escovedo will be touring behind the release of his ninth studio album, 'Real Animal,' throughout the summer. He will be joining the Dave Matthews Band for six dates in June, followed by headlining shows across the States and Canada through July. Appearances on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on June 20, The Today Show on June 24 and The Late Show with David Letterman on August 7 are also scheduled.

'Real Animal,' featuring 13 original songs produced by Tony Visconti (T. Rex, David Bowie, Thin Lizzy), will be released on June 24 via Manhattan/Back Porch. "The inspiration for this record really is my life in music and the characters that I've known in and throughout that life. It's also about how music helped me survive that life," says Escovedo.

Alejandro has been writing music and performing for over 30 years. His career started in The Nuns, a San Francisco punk band that opened the last original Sex Pistols show at the Winterland in 1978. He was a founding member of cow-punks Rank And File and has released several critically acclaimed solo albums over the last fifteen years.

Tour Dates
Jun 7 - Lawrence, KS - Wakarusa Music Festival
Jun 9 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music theater**
Jun 10 - Scranton, PA - Toyota Pavilion At Montage Mountain**
Jun 11 - Louisville, KY - Headliner's Music Hall
Jun 13 - Hartford, CT - New England Dodge Music Center**
Jun 14 - Hartford, CT - New England Dodge Music Center**
Jun 17 - Darien Center, NY - Six Flags Darien Lake**
Jun 18 - Toronto, ON - Molson Amphitheater**
Jun 20 - New York, NY - Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Jun 22 - Pittsburgh, PA - Three Rivers Festival
Jun 24 - New York, NY - The Today Show
Jun 25 - New York, NY - CW 11 Morning News
Jun 26 - Austin, TX - Waterloo Records in-store
Jun 26 - Austin, TX - Continental Club
Jun 27 - Austin, TX - Continental Club
Jun 28 - Austin, TX - Keep Austin Weird Fest
Jul 1 - Oxford, MS - Proud Larry's
Jul 2 - St. Louis, MO - Blueberry Hill
Jul 3 - Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest
Jul 4 - Chicago, IL - Taste of Chicago
Jul 6 - Montreal, QC - Club Soda
Jul 7 - Toronto, ON - Mod Club
Jul 9 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom
Jul 10 - Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
Jul 11 - Philadelphia, PA - XPoNential Festival
Jul 12- Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
Jul 15 - Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
Jul 16 - Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
Jul 18 - New Orleans, LA - Tipitina's
Jul 19 - New Braunfels, TX - Gruene Hall
Jul 31 - LA, CA - The Troubadour
Aug 2 - Madison, WI - Madison Roots Festival
Aug 7 - New York, NY - Late Show with David Letterman
Aug 9 - NY, NY - Central Park Summerstage
Aug 10 - Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte Garden @ Univ of Utah
Aug 30 - Milwaukee, WI - Harley Davidson's 105 Anniversary Festival
(** opening for Dave Matthews Band)

More Alejandro Escovedo:
Starpulse Page
Official Site
MySpace Page