The Cork Board

Gig Review: Alejandro Escovedo – St.Bonaventure’s Social Club, Bristol

There are certain artistes I know I can bang on about to the point of boredom, perhaps, and Alejandro Escovedo is one of those. This time last year he was touring the UK in an acoustic duo setting with his side-kick, David Pulkingham, playing intimate sets in intimate surroundings. Last night, he was back at… Continue reading Gig Review: Alejandro Escovedo – St.Bonaventure’s Social Club, Bristol

The Cork Board, World Music

World Music Adventures No. 4 – Alejandro Escovedo

I’ve always been a fisherman of new music and have often used the Internet Archive as my random source. It’s always been just a case of “dip your hand in the barrel” and pull out......used chewing gum, an empty wrapper, something tasty but don’t want it twice..........or a peach. A couple of years ago I dipped… Continue reading World Music Adventures No. 4 – Alejandro Escovedo