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Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo has been bringing acoustic rock and old-time country 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 Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty and local balladeer John Bustine amongst various other artists. In trio mode, Alex is flanked by accomplished harmonica sideman Terry Boes and prolific bassist Jason Mendelson of MetroSongs notoriety. Alex has also performed with several other local musicians for various tribute shows.

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Previous events

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com

Open Mic Night! Ftd at 10: Alex The Red Parez & The Hell Rojos!

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Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo Wednesday nights! Please do come join us once again for our 18th open mic night Wednesday night, February 14th, Valentine's Day! <3 Come share the love!! DOWNSTAIRS!! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm!!

Featured band at 10:00pm: Alex The Red Parez and The Hell Rojos! www.alexparez.com

And we will also be premiering the new music video for another one of the songs on our album, "Raining Down".

Music video/song credits:

Band:

Alex Parez - Guitar/Songwriter/Vocals

Jason Mendelson - Bass/Audio Producer

Terry Boes - Harmonica

Nina Garcia (not pictured) - Violin

Cast:

Addison Janney

James Jager

Lindsay Williams

Crew:

Chris Farmer - Camera Operator/Director of Photography

Alex Parez - Producer

Jeff Ray - Director/Story Writer/Film Maker/Film Editor

Aaron Spicer - Aerial Footage

Locations provided by:

Matt Holsen in Riverdale Park, MD

A dear friend who wishes to remain anonymous

And two more dears friends who wish to remain anonymous

And open mic night is FREE, NO COVER! All ages til 10:00pm then 21+ after 10:00pm. See you all again for our special Valentine's Day open mic night!!!! Yay!!!! Can't wait!!!! :-) For more information please visit http://www.alexparez.com/ and http://www.rhodesidegrill.com/ Thank you!!

Rhodeside Grill Open Mic Night Wednesday Nights Hosted by Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo

 —  —

Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington

Brand new open mic at Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday nights hosted by yours truly, Alex The Red Parez aka El Rojo! Two signups at 7:30pm and 10:00pm! FREE!! NO COVER!! Come out to our new "home away from home away from home" :-) http://www.alexparez.com http://www.rhodesidegrill.com