John Doe (X) Plays Fingerprints Tomorrow Evening (8/30)
John Doe will play Fingerprints record store tomorrow evening, free; the guest list is currently open. The store is also giving away tickets to a RHCP simulcast concert screening, which will be happening tomorrow evening at the Art Theatre, a few blocks from the store down Fourth Street. Maximize your evening and hit up both events:
Tuesday, August 30th 7:00pm (Tomorrow Night)
John Doe, the legendary frontman of LA punk heroes X, is stopping in for his fourth in-store visit and we couldn’t be happier. Seriously. Could not be happier.
While John is still active with X, as well as their country cousins The Knitters, it’s his work as a solo songwriter that continues to blow our minds.
Keeper is John Doe’s 9th solo record, from a solo career that has run from dusty country to fiery ass-kicking punk rock, John Doe’s songs are usually peopled by decent folks who find themselves on the wrong side of the coin-flip, but Keeper finds John on the sunnier side of the street, where he’s found out that songs about good things happening to decent folks, in the right hands, makes for very compelling listening. John gets a little help on this one, from friends like Patty Griffin, Don Was, Smokey Hormel, Steve Berlin, Cindy Wasserman and the wonderful Jill Sobule.
There are a handful of recent tracks available to listen to on John’s myspace page, click over for a little taste.
We have opened the guest list, first come, first served, but your pre-order of Keeper on CD or LP will get you priority entry and a poster, so give us a call at 562.433.4996 or stop by and we’ll get you all set-up for the show (with or without a pre-order). Hopefully we’ll see you at this sure to be memorable event.
RHCP simulcast at the Art
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Red Hot Chili Peppers – Live Simulcast at the Art Theatre 8/30 9:00pm
Red Hot Chili Peppers will be playing their new album, and a bunch of hits, live in Germany tomorrow night and the Art Theatre is hosting a simulcast (big seats, big sound, good popcorn). We’ll be there slinging CDs and we’ll be bringing some cool goodies, including a few posters and badges to supersize your purchase. There will also be a drawing for a signed poster and a complete Warner Bros RHCP catalog on CD. Tickets available at the door, the new album, I’m With You, is available today at the shop, and it will also be available at our booth at the screening tomorrow night.
The first 4 people to come into the shop and tell us the name of your favorite RHCP song will receive a free ticket to the screening. One per person.
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Long Beach, California 90802