Alejandro Escovedo & Joe Ely

Compadres for decades in the Austin, Texas, scene but only rarely collaborators, Joe Ely and Alejandro Escovedo each pioneered the alt-country brand in different ways via their respective ’70s-’80s bands the Flatlanders and Rank and File and subsequent solo work. They have followed vastly different musical paths since then — ranging from glam-punk to synth-rock— but meet back up at the Woody Guthrie folk and Tex-Mex folkloric crossroads. They’re on a “storytellers” tour together, which should include some tall Texas tales and at least two good ones on Townes Van Zandt. Chris Riemenschneider

Price: $45 - $50

Where

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

1010 Nicollet MallMinneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 08/23/14

Upcoming events

11/30 – Robert Robinson
12/04 – Griffin House
12/07 – Rich Robinson
12/09 – Lisa Fischer
12/14 – Marcia Ball
12/21 – Karrin Allyson
12/23 – Michael Johnson
12/25 – The Bad Plus
01/14 – Morgan James
01/18 – Joe Henry
01/20 – Jose James
01/27 – Diane Reeves
02/04 – Tower of Power
03/09 – David Sanchez
03/23 – Steve Tyrell

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