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Legendary Punk Band X Coming To Kent

Legendary Punk Band X Coming To Kent

X is bringing their 2024 Smoke & Friction Tour to the Kent Stage on July 17th.

Formed 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 fully intact. In
2017, the band celebrated their 40th year anniversary in music with a Grammy Museum exhibit
opening, a Proclamation from the City of Los Angeles and being honored at a Los Angeles
Dodgers game where Exene threw out the first pitch and John Doe sang the National Anthem.
In 2020, X celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Los Angeles

Tickets go on sale Friday May 17th at 10 a.m. at kentstage.org

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