The fabled Experience Hendrix Tour hits the road again in March 2014, this eighth edition of the rolling celebration of the life and music of guitarist Jimi Hendrix promising more thrills and chills than the seven previous tours combined! Sponsored by BandFuse: Rock Legends and kicking off on March 11, 2014 in Grand Prairie, Texas this version of the Experience Hendrix Tour offers the most musically diverse and interesting line-up of talent to date.
Scheduled for 20 dates spread across a month, Experience Hendrix 2014 will be headlined by Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy, a phenomenal guitarist in his own right that influenced, and in turn was influenced by Jimi. Joining Guy are Experience Hendrix Tour veterans like Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and roots-rockers Cesar Rosas and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos. The tour also includes some familiar faces in the form of Texas roots 'n' blues guitarists Doyle Bramhall II and Eric Johnson, Mato Nanji of Indigenous, and fiery young fretburner Ana Popovic.
Experience Hendrix 2014 will also feature some odd but interesting talents like heavy metal axe-wielder Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne & Black Label Society), Dweezil Zappa (son of late rock icon Frank), and funk legend Bootsy Collins (Funkadelic, etc). Longtime Hendrix friend and bandmate Billy Cox will form one-half of the rhythm section backing up this all-star roster of six-string talent along with former Steve Ray Vaughan Double Trouble drummer Chris Layton. The Experience Hendrix Tour offers a rare opportunity to see such a great wealth of talent on stage together, so check out the list of show dates below and start making plans! Get more information from the Experience Hendrix website.
Experience Hendrix 2014 Tour Dates:
Mar 11 @ Verizon Theater, Dallas TX
Mar 13 @ Fox Theater, St. Louis MO
Mar 14 @ Chicago Theater, Chicago IL
Mar 15 @ Stephens Auditorium, Ames IA
Mar 16 @ Riverside Theater, Milwaukee WI
Mar 18 @ Whitney Performing Arts Center, Louisville KY
Mar 19 @ Clay Center, Charleston WV
Mar 20 @ Benedum Theater, Pittsburgh PA
Mar 21 @ Keswick Theater, Glenside PA
Mar 22 @ Harrah's, Atlantic City NJ
Mar 23 @ Kirby Performing Arts Center, Wilkes Barre PA
Mar 25 @ Count Basie Theater, Red Bank NJ
Mar 27 @ Hampton Beach Casino, Hampton NH
Mar 28 @ Palace Theater, Albany NY
Mar 29 @ Palace Theater, Waterbury CT
Mar 30 @ Lincoln Theater, Washington DC
Apr 01 @ Center For Arts, Buffalo NY
Apr 02 @ Hard Rock Theater, Northfield OH
Apr 03 @ Fox Theater, Detroit MI
Buddy Guy photo courtesy Blind Raccoon