Javier Escovedo: From Zero to Rock 'n Roll Hero

Just in time for the ever-popular Throwback Thursday, I thought I'd post something about Javier Escovedo. Javier's music is known to many of us through both the internationally influential band the Zeros, and the lauded Austin band The True Believers. The former band included Robert Lopez (who would go on to great success as El Vez), and the latter band featured Javier's acclaimed brother Alejandro Escovedo. Here's a classic Zeros track, entitled "Wimp"

But wait! Don't get too caught up in Throwback Thursday nostalgia, because Javier is back with a vengeance these days! I have the privilege of drumming with him and a great band that features Xavier Roji Anaya on guitar and Thomas Kitsos on bass. Here's some footage of us playing our first show together a couple weeks ago at Soda Bar, and we're playing tonight at Bar Pink in North Park, so catch Javier locally while you can!