Top Artists On Board For Hendrix Tribute Concerts

Billboard.biz has learned that Experience Hendrix is launching a pilot tour of three concerts celebrating the Hendrix legacy.

Billboard.biz has learned that Experience Hendrix, the holding company that oversees the Jimi Hendrix estate, is launching a pilot tour of three concerts celebrating the Hendrix legacy. The dates are Feb. 22 at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle; Feb. 24 at Roseland Theatre in Portland, Ore.; and Feb. 26 at the Warfield in San Francisco.

Participating artists will include Buddy Guy, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Living Colour, Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains), Kid Rock, Hubert Sumlin (Howlin' Wolf), Sheldon Reynolds (Earth, Wind & Fire), Indigenous and Joe Satriani. All will be backed by former Hendrix bandmates Mitch Mitchell on drums and Billy Cox on bass, with Paul Rodgers on vocals.

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