Alejandro Escovedo

Rock musician Alejandro Escovedo talks about his decades-long career and his 2018 album “The Crossing” that tells the tale of two boys, one from Mexico, one from Italy, who meet in Texas to chase their American rock and roll dreams.

Alejandro Escovedo is a Mexican-American rock musician with Texas roots. His career includes performing in the punk rock group The Nuns, and alternative country bands Rank and File and The True Believers. He has collaborated with Bruce Springsteen, John Cale, Los Lobos, Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey, Los Texmaniacs and Chuck Prophet. No Depression magazine declared him the Artist of the Decade. 

Kim Gordon

Kim Gordon is a founding member of Sonic Youth and author of the best-selling memoir “Girl in a Band.” The memoir chronicles her childhood in California, her time in New York in the ‘80s and ‘90s and the rise of Sonic Youth. In addition to being a musician and author, Gordon is a fashion designer, actress and artist.

Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson is an experimental musician, composer, performance artist and artist whose embrace of technology has been a defining aspect of her extraordinary career.

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