L.A. rock veterans gone solo Grant Lee Phillips and John Doe are teaming up for a tour of the eastern U.S. this June.
Phillips, who spent the bulk of the ’90s fronting the critically acclaimed Grant Lee Buffalo, is supporting his new release, Virginia Creeper.
Doe has been doing solo work for more than a dozen years now, along with occasional reunions with X, the seminal punk band he co-founded in the late ’70s. His most recent album is Dim Stars, Bright Sky.
The two troubadours will hit the highway June 2, when they play Headliners in Louisville, Ky. They’ll move on to Nashville, New York City, Boston and other hot spots throughout the East Coast and Midwest before wrapping in Chicago June 17.
Immediately following the tour, Doe will hook up with original X bandmates Exene Cervenka, D.J. Bonebrake, and Billy Zoom for two shows at Anaheim’s House of Blues June 18-19.