Tag Archives: John Doe

Live Video: John Doe & His Rock n’ Roll Band

For the past 40 years, John Doe has done it all, from fronting legendary punk band X to acting in TV and film. On his twelfth solo album, The Westerner, he found inspiration in the desert around him in Tucson, Arizona, where he was recording with Howe Gelb of Giant Sand. Take a musical journeyRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 27th: Ms. Lauryn Hill at The Showbox // 21+ (more info) Alaric, Dead Spells, Same Sex Dictator, Anteinferno at The Highline // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, June 28th: You Won’t, Bombadil, Jocelyn Mackenzie at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Cub Sport, Eastern Souvenirs, Mermaid In China at The Sunset // 21+Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Following his stunning participation in A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and His Month of Song at Benaroya Hall last month, L.A. punk legend John Doe shares a video for the track “A Little Help,” which, incidentally, gets a little help from Chan Marshall aka Cat Power. Doe explains, “There is beauty & simplicity in hardRead more…

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Live Review: A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and His Month of Song at Benaroya Hall 5/26/16

Review by Alan Lawrence Inspired by KEXP’s very own DJ Greg Vandy’s beautiful new book about Woody Guthrie’s Columbia River songs, Benaroya Hall was host to a sold out “Tribute to Woody Guthrie and His Moth of Songs”, featuring performances by some top artists including guitarists Bill Frisell and Luke Bergman, Gerald Collier, Dave AlvinRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: A Tribute to Woody Guthrie at Benaroya Hall 5/26

On Wednesday, May 25th, KEXP will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s Columbia River Songs with a day full of exclusive interviews, special programming on The Roadhouse on KEXP, and a live streaming video session with Bill Frisell, Gerald Collier, and John Doe. The following evening, Thursday, May 26th, Frisell, Collier, and Doe willRead more…

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Review Revue: John Doe – Meet John Doe

Well, now I’m depressed. I just did some math, and it turns out that in 1990, when John Doe took a break after having released six albums as a member of the legendary punk rock band X (see here for #6) and released his first solo album – as practically an elder statesman of punkRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 15th: • Rhett Miller (Old 97’s), Annalisa Tornfelt at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • A.R. Rahman at Concerts at Marymoor Park // All Ages (more info)

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Review Revue: X – See How We Are

“Hey, baby, it’s the 4th of July!” Digging a little deeper into the lyrics for this X song about fading love – promoted via the giant sticker on this copy of See How We Are – perhaps it’s not the most appropriate tune to be cranking in honor of our nation’s birthday, but that sortRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 6/30

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 30th Jimmy Kimmel Live: Royksopp & Robyn Conan: The Haden Triplets Tuesday, July 1stRead more…

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Live Video: John Doe with Mike McCready

We were already honored to have legendary musician John Doe of punk pioneers X joining us in the KEXP studio, so you can’t imagine our surprise when he walked in with the also-legendary Mike McCready of Pearl Jam. Doe’s musical partner Exene Cervenka caught a cold during the Seattle stop for the band’s cleverly-named “X-MasRead more…

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