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  • Mercury Prize Winners xx Embark on Final US Tour in Support of Self-Titled Debut

    Wed, 22 Sep 2010 10:59:11

    Mercury Prize Winners xx Embark on Final US Tour in Support of Self-Titled Debut - They will auction off light boxes on eBay

    London-based trio the xx are now embarking on their final headlining tour of the US in support of XX, their Mercury Prize winning debut. That's a big deal in the UK, guys.

    But the band will leave its mark, as xx are auctioning off lightboxes via a public eBay auction. The bidding starts today and ends October 1. The two large black boxes, which feature large, glowing Xs, served as the visual backdrop of the band's stage set. The winning bidder/fan will get the light boxes as is and all the proceeds from their sale will go to Amnesty International.

    Tour dates are below.

    09/22 - Los Angeles CA - Hollywood Palladium *
    09/22 - Los Angeles CA - Hollywood Palladium *
    09/23 - Oakland CA - Fox Theater *
    09/25 - Seattle WA - Paramount Theatre *
    09/29 - Toronto ON - Massey Hall *
    10/01 - Montreal QB - Place Des Arts Maissoneuve *
    10/02 - New York NY - United Palace *
    10/04 - Philadelphia PA - Merriam Theater *
    10/05 - Washington DC - 9:30 Club *
    10/06 - Atlanta GA - Tabernacle *
    10/08 - Dallas TX - Granada Theater *
    10/09 - Austin TX - Austin City Limits, Zilker Park
    * With Warpaint

    Are you going to bid on an xx lightbox?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    09.22.10



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