Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo has been bringing acoustic rock (Americana, Classic Rock, Pop Rock and Old Time Country Western) to the Washington DC Metro Area since 2006. Whether performing original music or classic material, Alex’s voice is “reminiscent of Johnny Cash, though often sung with Jello Biafra’s inflection” (Matthew Stabley, NBCWashington.com) and “sounds like Nick Cave reinterpreting the early songbook of Bill Callahan” (The Big Easy - MetroMusicScence.com). “El Rojo” to his friends, Parez takes inspiration from epic troubadours and fantastic bands Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Johnny Cash, the Eagles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Rolling Stones, The Doors among many others as well as such current and former local artists John Bustine, Brandon Butler, Michael Maloney, Derek Evry, and Jason Mendelson. 

In duo/ trio/quartet mode, Alex is flanked by several accomplished musicians including harmonica sideman Terry Boes, bassists Derek Evry, Miles Townes, or Jason Mendelson, and veteran drummer Dan Perriello who performs with several other local bands or the fantastic drummer, Joe Mori or Chris Martin. Alex has also performed with many other local musicians for various tribute shows.

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Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo Guest Hosting and Performing as part of The DMV Makes Music Showcase at Tight Five Pub in Washington, DC in Adams Morgan!

Thursday! June 20th, 2024, 7:00pm-11:00pm!


7:00pm-7:30pm - Alex Parez (Host) and Dylan Dellisanti

7:30pm-8:00pm: Jules Bland and Rebecca Berlin

8:00pm-8:30pm: Aura Grey and David Stevenson

8:30pm-9:00pm: Headband and Emily Ligon

9:00pm-9:30pm - Hunter Harris and Patrick Budd

9:30pm-10:00pm: Ari B Music and Briana Kennedi




Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo!

Live! At Northside Social in Falls Church, VA!

Friday, June 21st, 2024, 5:00pm-8:00pm!



For their Summer Spectacular Local Artist Pop Up Market Event! Rain or Shine!


Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo!

Returns to Twin Oaks Tavern Winery in Bluemont, VA!

Saturday! June 22nd, 2024 2:00pm-5:00pm!



Brittany's Open Mic Night hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Brittany's Restaurant , 12449 Dillingham Square, Woodbridge

Brittany's Open Mic Night hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo!

Calling all musicians, poets, instrumentalists!

Every Monday in the Dining Room!

I will perform a 30 minute set 8:15pm-8:45pm, so come on by early!

8:00pm Sign Up! Performances 8:15pm-11:30pm!

Bring Your Own Instruments!

The first show starts on June 21st, 2021!

Brittany's Supports Local Artists and Musicians!

12449 Dillingham Square Woodbridge, VA

Smoke Free Room - Questions? 571.243.4719