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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. Alex has also performed with many other local musicians for various tribute shows.

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May21

Alex the Red Parez and the Hell Rojos Featuring Terry Boes, Derek Evry, and Dan Perriello! Live! At a Private Event! Saturday! May 21st, 2022, 1:00pm-4:00pm! alexparez.com

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Private Event, Private Event, Brambleton, VA

Alex the Red Parez and the Hell Rojos Featuring Terry Boes, Derek Evry, and Dan Perriello!

Live! At a Private Event!

Saturday! May 21st, 2022, 1:00pm-4:00pm!

www.alexparez.com

May21

Alex the Red Parez aka El Rojo Live! At Kirwan's On The Wharf! Saturday! May 21st, 2022, 10:00pm-1:00am! alexparez.com

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Kirwan's On The Wharf, 749 Wharf Street, SW, Washington, DC

Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

Live! At Kirwan's on the Wharf in Washington, DC!

Saturday! May 21st, 2022, 10:00pm-1:00am!

www.alexparez.com

www.kirwansonthewharf.com

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 8pm Sign Up | Bring Your Own Instruments $50 Cash Prize for Best Artist of the Evening The first show starts on June 21st Brittany's Supports Local Artists and Musicians! 12449 Dillingham Square Woodbridge, VA Smoke Free Room | Questions? 571.243.4719

www.alexparez.com

www.brittanysrestaurant.com

May25

Open Mic Night at Rhodeside Grill Hosted by Alex Parez! Featured at 10pm: The Pond

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

We're back ☺ Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Please do come join us once again Wednesday night, May 25h! DOWNSTAIRS!! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm!!

Featured at 10:00pm: The Pond!

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Don't miss The Pond's 30 minute set immediately following the 2nd signup at 10:00pm!!

And open mic night is FREE, NO COVER! All ages til 10:00pm then 21+ after 10:00pm. Yay!!!! Can't wait!!!! 🙂

For more information please visit https://www.alexparez.com and https://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Thank you!!

FYI here is what is provided:

  • Two Mains
  • Two QSC CP8 monitors (a third monitor if the feature is full band for drummer)
  • Eight Channel Mixer
  • Up to Five Vocal Mics, mic stands, XLR cables, etc
  • Amplified House Cajon plus tambourine and salt n' pepper shakers (I'm happy to accompany you or if you prefer a band mate to join then they can use these)
  • Two floor tuner pedals for two acoustic or electric guitars or bass guitar/up to four quarter inch cables/channel inputs
  • I'm also happy to accompany you on my acoustic guitar and harmony vocals if I know the song you're performing
  • Basic Yamaha Acoustic Guitar - no pick up, I'll put a mic in front it for you
  • Basic House Electric Guitar, left handed though FYI, lefties come on out!! :-)
  • I provide new sanitary mic covers for every performer
  • House Music before and after and between acts, also provided by yours truly
  • Full Stereo Sound for any electronic devices performers are using

Thank you all again, hope to see everybody May 25th!! :-) <3

All my love, always <3

El Rojo

May27

Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo Returns to Dogwood Tavern in Falls Church, VA! Friday, May 27th, 2022 9:30pm-12:30am! alexparez.com

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Dogwood Tavern, 132 W Broad Street, Falls Church

Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo Returns to Dogwood Tavern in Falls Church, VA!

Friday, May 27th, 2022 9:30pm-12:30am!

www.alexparez.com

www.dogwoodtavern.com