ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO ADDED TO NEXT WEEKEND’S YEP ROC 20 BILL | Shore Fire Media

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12 October, 2017Print

ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO ADDED TO NEXT WEEKEND’S YEP ROC 20 BILL

Alejandro Escovedo Added to Next Weekend's Yep Roc 20 Bill

ALEJANDRO JOINS NICK LOWE, ELI PAPERBOY REED, LOS STRAITJACKETS + MORE ON FESTIVAL'S OCTOBER 20 SHOW AT THE CAT'S CRADLE (CARRBO

THE STORIED INDEPENDENT LABEL'S 20th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION INCLUDES THREE NIGHTS @ THE CAT'S CRADLE (OCTOBER 19-21) AND A FREE, OUTDOOR SHOW IN THEIR HOMETOWN OF HILLSBOROUGH, NC (OCTOBER 21)

Yep Roc Records is excited to announce that acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Alejandro Escovedo has been added to the Yep Roc 20 lineup, joining Nick Lowe, Dave Alvin, Chuck Prophet and many others. Alejandro will kick things off at the Cat's Cradle Friday October 20 at 8PM, with a special performance featuring many notable guests.

"I am looking forward to seeing some old friends and making some new ones when I perform at the Yep Roc 20th anniversary celebrations in North Carolina next weekend," says Alejandro. "See you there."

Yep Roc 20 begins next Thursday October 19 and continues through Saturday October 21. The festival will feature a three-night takeover of The Cat's Cradle, as well as a free outdoor show in Yep Roc's hometown of Hillsborough, featuring Mandolin Orange, Jim Lauderdale and Tony Joe White (10/21, beginning at noon).

Yep Roc has come together with an array of locally owned businesses to bring these 20th anniversary festivities to fruition, marking the event as a true celebration of the North Carolina Research Triangle and its bountiful emerging arts scene. Yep Roc’s partners will include Mystery Brewing Co, who have created a specially-branded Yep Roc 20 beer for the event, local food vendors and North Carolina public radio stations WHUP and WUNC.

A full list of Cat’s Cradle shows is below:


Thursday 10/19

YR20 Kick Off Party (Cat's Cradle Back Room) - 8PM (Sold out & exclusive to VIP ticket holders)
Artists: Nick Lowe, Tift Merritt, Grant-Lee Phillips (hosted by Wesley Stace)

Friday 10/20

Cat's Cradle - Doors 7PM / Show 8PM
Artists: Nick Lowe, Josh Rouse, Los Straitjackets, Eli Paperboy Reed, Darren Hanlon  Alejandro Escovedo (hosted by Wesley Stace)

Saturday 10/21

Cat's Cradle - Doors 7PM / Show 8PM
Artists: Jeremy & The Harlequins, Dressy Bessy, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones, Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express, The Fleshtones (hosted by Wesley Stace)

For Cat's Cradle ticketing information visit: https://lnk.to/yr20

For free tickets to Yep Roc 20's outdoor Hillsborough show, please visit: http://bit.ly/2yg9k8p

For more info on travel and accommodations, visit: http://bit.ly/2rKIwdR

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