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Experience Hendrix Tour To Return In 2014

Experience Hendrix tourSince its inception in 1995, the Experience Hendrix tour has brought some of the world’s greatest guitarists together to pay tribute to the music of the legendary Jimi Hendrix. The festival is set to return in 2014, and the initial lineup is a doozy: Radio.com reports that Buddy Guy and Zakk Wylde lead a star-studded lineup that includes the likes of Dweezil Zappa, Bootsy Collins, Ana Popovic, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Gales, and Los Lobos frontmen Cesar Rosas and David Hidalgo.

Much of the focus of this year’s tour is going to be around Wylde and Popovic, both of whom will be playing the Experience Hendrix festival for the first time. Shepherd, a veteran who has performed with the tour since 2004, is excited to see what the newbies will bring. “I’m always curious to see when they bring someone new in, what songs they’re going to choose and what their interpretation of Hendrix’s music is going to be,” Shepherd said.

The tour starts on March 11th in Dallas and continues on through the beginning of April. All tour dates are listed below:

March 11 – Dallas, Texas – Verizon Theater

March 13 – St. Louis, Missouri – Fox Theater

March 14 – Chicago, Illinois – Chicago Theater

March 15 – Ames, Iowa – Stephens Auditorium

March 16 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Riverside Theater

March 18 – Louisville, Kentucky – Whitney Hall

March 19 – Charleston, West Virginia – Clay Center

March 20 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Benedum Theater

March 21 – Glenside, Pennsylvania – Keswick Theater

March 22 – Atlantic City New Jersey – Harrah’s

March 23 – Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania – Kirby Center for the Performing Arts

March 25 – Red Bank, New Jersey – Count Basie Theater

March 28 – Albany, N.Y. – Palace Theater

March 29 – Waterbury, Connecticut – Palace Theater

March 30 – Washington, D.C. – Lincoln Theater

April 1 – Buffalo, New York – Center of Arts

April 2 – Northfield, Ohio – Hard Rock Theater

April 3 – Detroit, Michigan – Fox Theater

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