California roots-punk legends X will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their debut Los Angeles by playing the album in its entirety during a run of Christmas dates along the West Coast — including a pair of special San Francisco shows featuring the record’s producer, Ray Manzarek of The Doors.
X’s original lineup — John Doe, Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom and D.J. Bonebrake — are scheduled to play nine shows in total, beginning Dec. 15 in Hollywood, Calif., and running through Jan. 1 in Portland, Ore.; Manzarek will join the band onstage for the first time in 30 years at concerts on Dec. 28 and 29 at Slim’s in San Francisco.
In addition to a track-by-track performance of Los Angeles, each show also will feature a screening of “X: The Unheard Music,” the 1986 film about the band that mixed documentary footage with live performances filmed between 1980 and 1985.
See X’s tour dates after the jump…
X tour dates:
Dec. 15: House of Blues, West Hollywood, CA
Dec. 16: Majestic Ventura Theatre, Ventura, CA
Dec. 17: House of Blues, Anaheim, CA
Dec. 19: Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, CA
Dec. 27: Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace, Bakersfield, CA
Dec. 28: Slim’s, San Francisco, CA (w/ Ray Manzarek)
Dec. 29: Slim’s, San Francisco, CA (w/ Ray Manzarek)
Dec. 31: Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA
Jan. 1: Roseland Theater, Portland, OR
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