John Doe’s June Run

The X guitarist has his own dates coming up next month.  Launching the trek in Dallas, look for John Doe playing gigs on both coasts as well as stopping in St. Louis, Chicago and Cleveland.

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The Buckhead Theatre, Atlanta, Ga.

Doe’s solo career is the spotlight in a collection of tunes scheduled for release this month.  The CD version of Best Of John Doe: This Far contains 21 tracks while the vinyl release clocks in with 24 songs, all from the X founder’s solo career.  With Doe curating the selections himself, the album includes concert moments, collaborations and personal milestones.  Look for the long player to be released May 20 on Yep Rock Records.

Here’s the plan:

June 12 – Dallas, Texas, The Kessler Theater
June 13 – St. Louis, Mo., Off Broadway Nightclub
June 14 – Chicago, Ill., City Winery Chicago
June 16 – Cleveland, Ohio, Beachland Ballroom
June 19 – Boston, Mass., Brighton Music Hall
June 20 – Brooklyn, N.Y., The Bell House
June 21 – Easton, Md., Avalon Theatre
June 22 – Asbury Park, N.J., Asbury Lanes
June 23 – Philadelphia, Pa., World Cafe Live
June 24 – New York, N.Y., City Winery New York Back Parking Lot (Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival)
June 25 – Washington, D.C., Gypsy Sally’s
June 30 – West Hollywood, Calif., Viper Room

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