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!

Returns to The Hard Rock Cafe in Washington, DC!

Tuesday, June 25th, 2024, 5:00pm-8:00pm!




Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo!

Returns to The Hilton Fairfax, VA Hotel Lobby Bar aka NoVA Bar and Grill!

Thursday! June 27th, 2024 5:00pm-8:00pm!




Alex The Red Parez aka El Returns to Blue Quartz Winery and Shotwell Run Brewing Company! In Etlan, VA!

Friday, June 28th, 2024 6:00pm-9:00pm!





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

Return to Brittany's in Lake Ridge, VA!

Saturday! June 29th, 2024, 8:00pm-12:00am!



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