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Everything You Need To Know About Dave Alvin

In case you haven’t heard, Los Lobos’ frontman David Hidalgo is unable to perform at our two XRT shows at the Tivoli Theatre on March 14th & 15th. Musician and performer Dave Alvin, will be stepping in for Hidalgo for the two night series. (See Tweet below).

While change can be scary, we’re here to tell you things are a-okay! Los Lobos’ classic songs are in great hands with Dave Alvin; and to prove it to you, we’ve put some stats together on the talented man for your viewing pleasure. Check out all the details you need to know about Mr. Alvin below!

Name: David (Dave) Albert Alvin

You can cut the formalities, he just goes by Dave (Alvin)!

Age: 61 years old

Age is nothing but a number when it comes to rocking out! Alvin turned 61 last November and is still going strong in his music career.

From: Downey, California

Alvin grew up in SoCal with his brother Phil Alvin, and in their youth, in 1979, they formed the group The Blasters.

Acts Associated With: The Blasters, X, The Knitters, The Flesh Eaters, The Gun Club

Alvin left The Blasters in the 1980s to pursue a musical career with the L.A.-based rock group, X. In 1987, he left X to pursue his own solo career. In addition, in 1985, Dave played with the folk rock band The Knitters.

Read the entire post on WXRT's site here, and read my review of the Los Lobos show here.


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