2010 Barclay Mercury Prize Winner The XX Perform at Merriam Theater, October 4SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
In Association with AEG Live and R5 Productions
Support Acts for the Show Include Warpaint and Zola Jesus
London-based indie-rock trio The xx performs at the Merriam Theater on Monday, October 4, 2010 at 8pm. The group first came together in 2005 to self-record and produce their self-titled debut album, The xx, 2010 Barclay Mercury Prize winner for best
Tickets for The xx are available from $25 to $28.50 by calling 215-893-1999, online at www.kimmelcenter.org, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office located on Broad and Spruce streets, Philadelphia, PA 19102, which is open daily from 10am to 6pm.
All 21 years-old, The xx are childhood friends who formed while attending the
Their debut album The xx is a compilation of hushed vocal duets, with inventive use of samplers and low-end frequencies, as witnessed in a cover of the band’s favorite Aaliyah’s “Hot Like Fire.” Their debut album was ranked No. 2 on NME Magazine’s “Best of the Year” list.
Kimmel Center, Inc., a charitable, not-for-profit organization, owns, manages, supports and maintains The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, which includes Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, Innovation Studio and the