Contributed by joeg, Posted by Yep Roc Tours

X frontman John Doe will release A Year In The Wilderness on June 12th on Yep Rock. The record was co-produced by Doe and Dave Way, recorded at the Way Station in Los Angeles. Like his previous solo effort Forever Hasn't Happened Yet, the album will feature a number of geust musicians. The record will feature apperances by Black Keys guitarist Dan Auerbach, pedal steel player Greg Leisz and vocalists Aimee Mann, Jill Sobule and Kathleen Edwards.

Doe will hit the road in June to support the record. In addition, X country side-project the Knitters will hit the road in April and May. That band features Doe with X co-vocalist Exene Cervenka, drummer D.J. Bonebrake, Blasters' guitarist Dave Alvin and upright bassist Jonny Ray Bartel.

John Doe Tour Dates
05/06/2007Stagecoach FestivalIndio, CA
06/12/200712 GalaxiesSan Francisco, CA
06/14/2007John Henry'sEugene, OR
06/15/2007Dante'sPortland, OR
06/16/2007Tractor TavernSeattle, WA
07/07/2007Hootenanny FestFullerton, CA
The Knitters Tour Dates
April 27, 2007Avalon TheatreEaston MD
May 1, 2007BirchmereAlexandria VA
May 3, 2007Paradise Rock ClubBoston MA
May 18, 2007Getty CenterLos Angeles CA
May 19, 2007Great American Music HallSan Francisco CA