I first heard Alejandro Escovedo two years ago at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. He rocked my world. So, I couldn't pass up the chance to see him at my favorite venue, Bimbo's. Turns out he used to live in SF and he played with a punk band called the Nuns who toured with the Sex Pistols. Who knew? And ... his niece is Sheila E. Cool.
Carrie Rodriguez and her kick-butt band opened. She reminded me a lot of Lucinda Williams.