Music: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys

Alejandro Escovedo is still growing as he finds his groove as an Austin-based Roots musician capable of explosively rockin’ out one minute and writing a doleful, tuneful string-accompanied romantic ballad the next. He plays the Southgate House with his f

Alejandro Escovedo’s career has been a successful one, but the acclaim — and public support — for him has come slowly, without any one major hit.

If anything, at age 59 his following is still growing as he finds his groove as an Austin-based Roots musician capable of explosively rockin’ out one minute and writing a doleful, tuneful string-accompanied romantic ballad the next. His local appearance Friday — with his four-piece band (including himself on guitar), The Sensitive Boys — will feature songs from his upcoming solo album, his 10th, called Street Songs of Love.

Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys play the Southgate House. Get show details and Sound Advice here.

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