SET TO RELEASE THE EXCLUSIVE
X! LIVE IN LATIN AMERICA NEXT SPRING
FIRST LIVE RECORDING FROM ORIGINAL LINE-UP
CONTINUES THEIR 40 YEARS OF MUSIC CELEBRATION
- Band featured at the LA Dodgers Game on August 16th
- U.S. Tour Continues on September 6th in Las Vegas, NV
- X: 40 Years of Punk in Los Angeles Expanded Grammy Museum® Exhibit Opening October 13th
(Los Angeles, CA) – LA seminal punk band, X, is set to release a live recording (the first one ever with the original lineup) after their Kickstarter campaign reached its goal of an initial $50,000 less than 4 days after its launch on August 15th. The live recordings are culled from shows the band played in a 2011 Latin America tour with Pearl Jam. The Kickstarter campaign will continue on through September 29th. Some of the exciting items that are up for a reward with donations by backers include:
- Have X perform live for you at a venue and city of your choice!
- Private and exclusive John and Exene duo performance
- Grammy Museum private tour and lunch with Exene and DJ
- X Golden Ticket – attend any X performance for a lifetime (excludes festivals and private events)
- Grammy Museum exhibit entrance plus be included in their live show on opening night
- John and Exene perform an acoustic song plus a personal greeting for you – sent as mp3
- John and Exene hand written lyric sheets
- Exclusive/limited X Trading Card poster
- Many other rewards including Exene artwork, autographed posters, etc.
A message from X regarding the Kickstarter:
“Thank You for helping us reach our goal!!!! We are overwhelmed by the response we've had and so excited that X! LIVE IN LATIN AMERICA is happening! The campaign runs through sep29 so there's still time to join in and get yourself a great reward, many exclusive to Kickstarter! Thank you again for being part of our first Kickstarter Campaign! ✖🖤✖🖤✖”
X is also continuing to celebrate their 40 years together as a band with exclusive events, appearances and performances all the way through to the end of the year. On August 16th, the band made a special appearance at the L.A. Dodgers vs. Chicago White Sox game where John Doe led the National Anthem and Exene threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Three of the four members of X actually hail from Illinois. On October 13th the seminal L.A. punk band will be celebrated with an expanded Grammy Museum Exhibit featuring an exclusive roof top concert that evening. In addition, the band continues with live shows across the U.S., running all year long! The party launched on May 1st with dates currently scheduled through late September. Additional fall and holiday dates will be announced shortly.
X: 40 Years of Punk in Los Angeles will be displayed on the second floor in the Museum’s Special Exhibits Gallery, set to open on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. With more artifacts and space than previously planned, the exhibit will give visitors a glimpse into how X's four original members – Exene Cervenka, John Doe, Billy Zoom, and DJ Bonebrake – quickly established the band as one of the best in the first wave of L.A.'s flourishing punk scene.
In 1977, X quickly established themselves as one of the best bands in the first wave of LA's flourishing punk scene; becoming legendary leaders of a punk generation. Featuring vocalist Exene Cervenka, vocalist/bassist John Doe, guitarist Billy Zoom, and drummer DJ Bonebrake, their debut 45 was released on the seminal Dangerhouse label in 1978, followed by seven studio albums released from 1980-1993. Over the years, the band has released several critically acclaimed albums, topped the musical charts with regularity and performed their iconic hits on top television shows such as Letterman and American Bandstand. X’s first two studio albums, Los Angeles and Wild Gift are ranked by Rolling Stone among the top 500 greatest albums of all time. The band continues to tour with the original line-up of John Doe, Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom, and D.J. Bonebrake.
X on Tour:
9/6/2017 Las Vegas, NV The Brooklyn Bowl
9/8/2017 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
9/9/2017 Denver, CO The Summit
9/11/2017 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room
9/13/2017 Minneapolis, MN First Ave
9/14/2017 Milwaukee, WI Turner Music Hall
9/15/2017 Chicago, IL Riot Fest
9/16/2017 Detroit, MI El Club
9/17/2017 Buffalo, NY The Town Ballroom
9/19/2017 Portland, ME The Port City Music Hall
9/20/2017 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall
9/21/2017 New York, NY Stage48
9/22/2017 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
9/23/2017 Falls Church, VA The State Theatre
9/25/2017 Pittsburgh, PA Rex Theater
9/26/2017 Kent, OH The Kent Stage
9/27/2017 Columbus, OH Skully’s Music Diner
10/13/2017 Los Angeles, CA The GRAMMY Museum® Exhibit Opening
Skating Polly opening all dates except for Riot Fest and the Grammy event.
More Fall Dates To Be Announced!
X Kickstarter Campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1230671149/x-live-in-latin-america