Blondie To Headline For X
2013-07-07 by John Cruz | 17 Comments

One of the best rock 'n roll bands ever will once again hit the road at summers end and drag along a headliner, because X is just a letter. The last two seasons saw Pearl Jam come along for headliner duty through South America and parts of Scandinavia, respectively. This year sees the band back in the U.S. for an end of summer tour and Debbie Harry and Blondie doing the headlining honors. I am sure they are thrilled for the privilege.

The No Principles Tour will see xtheband travel to parts they have not visited in many years, decades, or ever for that matter. With the Top 40 commercial pop of Blondie chumming along, X will be able to bear a full frontal punk rock assault on at least a few unsuspecting baby boomers who want nothing more then to hear Heart Of Glass and make out like it's 1979 all over again. Just like Billy Corgan, only not as sad. But first they will have to bear witness to one of the greatest live acts working today, and a show stealer at every festival they play. John, Exene, Billy and DJ. Don't be left out.

So, hear Blondie and X rip it up on tour this summer. If Clem Burke can still drum, and I think he can, 'ol Deb and the boys might even give X a run for their money some nights. After all, they have the hits. But X has the grit! Catch both on the No Principles Tour this summer, tickets on sale now, or soon. Check local listings for your area. Like when you check for the movies, okay? Every ticket sold will include five NEW songs from Blondie and none from X. Because all the songs X play will be at least 28 years old.

Yup, it's Old School East Coast art school pap Vs Old School West Coast punk rock smack.. Who will come out on top? Well, X marks the spot, of course. Don't miss out.

Dates:

No Principles Tour, feat. X and Blondie

September 5 Hampton Beach, NH @ Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom

September 6 Niagara Falls, NY @ The Rapids Theatre

September 7 Atlantic City, NJ @ Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino – The Grand

September 9 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club

September 11 Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center

September 12 Royal Oak, MI @Royal Oak Music Theatre

September 14 Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest

September 17 Redmond, WA @ King County’s Marymoor Park

September 19 San Francisco, CA @ Nob Hill Masonic Center

September 20 Saratoga, CA @ Montalvo Arts Center

September 23 Santa Fe, NM @ The Santa Fe Opera House

September 26 Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater

September 27 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live – Ballroom

September 28 Dallas, TX @ State Fair of TX – Silverado Main Stage

September 30 Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium

October 1 Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre

October 3 Glenside, PA @ The Keswick Theatre

October 4 New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom

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Sanders
July 7th 2013

2345 Comments


Love your work JXD

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
July 7th 2013

28381 Comments


Love your work JXD [2]


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Apollo
July 7th 2013

10287 Comments


What the fuck

porch
July 7th 2013

8453 Comments


in short johnxdoe strongly recommends you see x

lamer
July 7th 2013

103 Comments


isn't jxd a pedophile lol

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
July 7th 2013

28381 Comments


it's pronounced "pedophile"

sonictheplumber
July 7th 2013

4317 Comments


what the hell is your problem jxd

MosesMalone
July 7th 2013

1834 Comments


88 reviews, an eighth of them about X. Holy shit.
And also this guy is like the only person who's ever reviewed them here.

porch
July 7th 2013

8453 Comments


pretty good band but i really have no inclination to listen to them ever

sonictheplumber
July 7th 2013

4317 Comments


same

porch
July 7th 2013

8453 Comments


you ever listen to the australian x?

sonictheplumber
July 7th 2013

4317 Comments


nope are they sweet

porch
July 7th 2013

8453 Comments


yeah they're good, check out x-aspirations sometime

sonictheplumber
July 7th 2013

4317 Comments


alright

i bet jxd is pissed we derailed the thread

Psobesri
July 7th 2013

291 Comments


sweet, x rules

Ire
July 8th 2013

41753 Comments


swee

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
July 8th 2013

1984 Comments


Oh boy, John Cruz returns!

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