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Wednesday, June 18 2014 13:48

X Announce Four-Night Stands in Los Angeles, Chicago, Cleveland, NYC - Set to Play First Four Albums in Their Entirety...

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Back in 2011, I had an opportunity to see the X documentary film, X: THE UNHEARD MUSIC at Chicago's Bottom Lounge as part of RIOT FEST. Of course, the highlight was X themselves, performing their first album in it's entirety, and I was right there on the side of the stage seeing the action from a nearly JOHN DOE point-of-view. Now, X will do some special Four-Night Stands in Los Angeles, Chicago, Cleveland and New York - with select dates in-between. This is a fantastic opportunity for fans to see X - John Doe, Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom, and D.J. Bonebrake - doing what they do best. Dates below.

X in 2011

X at The Roxy Theatre - 9009 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
  • July 10 - X to play Los Angeles
  • July 11 - X to play Wild Gift
  • July 12 - X to play Under the Big Black Sun
  • July 13 - X to play More Fun in the New World
  • July 17 - X at the OC Fair with Bad Religion  Orange County, CA
X - West Coast Acoustic Tour
  • July 19                  Pappy & Harriets                                              Pioneer Town, CA
  • July 20                   Belly Up                                                         Solano Beach, CA
  • July 23                   Slo Brew                                                        San Luis Obispo, CA
  • July 24                   PAC                                                              Grass Valley, CA
  • July 26                   City Winery                                                     Napa, CA
  • July 30/31              Triple Door                                                       Seattle, WA
  • Aug 2/3                  Pickathon                                                       Portland, OR *
X - East Coast-Mid-West Tour
  • August 18            Center Stage                                                               Atlanta, GA
  • August 20            Black Cat                                                                   Washington, DC
  • August 21            City Winery X to play Los Angeles                             New York, NY
  • August 22            City Winery  X to play Wild Gift                                  New York, NY 
  • August 23            City Winery  X to play Under the Big Black Sun           New York, NY
  • August 24            City Winery  X to play More Fun in the New World        New York, NY
  • August 26            The Sinclair                                                                  Cambridge, MA
  • August 28            The Trocadero                                                               Philadelphia, PA
  • August 29            Webster Theater-TNT Fest-X to play Los Angeles             Hartford, CT
  • August 31            Alter Bar                                                                       Pittsburgh, PA
  • September 2      City Winery X to play Los Angeles                               Chicago, IL
  • September 3      City Winery X to play Wild Gift                                    Chicago, IL 
  • September 4      City Winery  X to play Under the Big Black Sun             Chicago, IL
  • September 5      City Winery  X to play More Fun in the New World          Chicago, IL
  • September 6      The Magic Bag                                                              Ferndale, MI
  • September 8      The Pyramid Scheme                                                    Grand Rapids, MI
  • September 9      Music Box Supper Club – Concert Hall – X to play Los Angeles      Cleveland, OH
  • September 10   Music Box Supper Club – Concert Hall – X to play Wild Gift      Cleveland, OH 
  • September 11   Music Box Supper Club – Concert Hall – X to play Under the Big Black Sun      Cleveland, OH
  • September 12   Music Box Supper Club – Concert Hall – X to play More Fun in the New World      Cleveland, OH

*Headlining the Pickathon Festival

James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

Zahn and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, ABC, WGN, CBS, GCTN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Forbes, MarketWatch, Reuters, BusinessWire, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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