In the late seventies and early eighties, X emerged as the most prolific punk band on the West Coast. Their raucous rhythms, rebellious energy, and enigmatic lyrics cemented their reputation as raconteurs of the Los Angeles scene. Though they haven't released new material since the mid-nineties, they've continued to tour with the original lineup for the last decade. By all accounts, they haven't lost any of their rawness and realness despite divorce and disease and brief delusions.
Is X's Los Angeles night the perfect one for you?
Beginning Thursday, X will play four shows at City Winery, each night dedicated to one of their first four critically claimed LPs. Earlier this summer, they did the same at The Roxy, treating audiences to extended encores and a wide array of special guests, so while each night is certain to be worthy of witness, we've provided a handy guide to help show-goers decide which night to attend.More »