The dates for the 2019 edition of the Experience Hendrix tour have been announced. The Experience Hendrix tour is a celebration of the music and legacy of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix. This latest edition will launch on March 3rd 2019 in in Pompano Beach, Florida, and will conclude on April 6th in Wallingford, Connecticut.
As have all the previous tours, former Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys bassist Billy Coxwill be the main anchor, and this year will see Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine taking part for the first time.
Mustaine said of the tour: “Jimi Hendrix. The name that comes to my mind as one the ‘Premiere American Guitarists of All Time,” adding: “An Innovator, and legendary musician, I am beyond honored to do my part in this tribute to the immortal Jimi Hendrix.”
Also featured on the bill will be Joe Satriani, Dweezil Zappa, Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas. Drummer Chris Layton of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan’s band Double Trouble, as well as Jonny Lang, Eric Johnsonand The Isley Brothers’ Ernie Isley.
Joe Satriani, has formed a power trio for the 2019 Experience Hendrix Tour that features King’s X singer/bassist Doug Pinnick and John Fogerty’s longtime drummer and hailed session musician Kenny Aronoff.
Janie Hendrix, Jimi’s sister and CEO of the Experience Hendrix company said: “The tour is more than a series of concerts,” adding “It’s a celebration of a man whose amazing gift changed the face of music and informed an entire culture.”
For those of you that buy tickets to the tour online, you’ll also receive a free CD copy of the 2018 archival Hendrix album, Both Sides of the Sky.
Check out the 2019 Experience Hendrix Tour’s confirmed dates below:
3/3 — Pompano Beach, FL, Pompano Beach Amphitheater
3/4 — Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall
3/5 — Melbourne, FL, King Center for the Performing Arts
3/6 — Jacksonville, FL, Florida Theatre
3/8 — North Charleston, SC, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/9 — Atlanta, GA, The Fox Theatre
3/10 — Nashville, TN, Schermerhorn Symphony Center
3/11 — Huntsville, AL, Von Braun Center
3/12 — Chattanooga, TN, Tivoli Theater
3/14 — Raleigh, NC, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
3/15 — Charlotte, NC, Ovens Auditorium
3/16 — Knoxville, TN, Tennessee Theatre
3/17 — Cincinnati, OH, The Taft Theatre
3/19 — Louisville, KY, Palace Theatre
3/20 — Madison, WI, Overture Center for the Arts
3/21 — Milwaukee, WI, Riverside Theater
3/22 — Chicago, IL, The Chicago Theatre
3/23 — Detroit, MI, Fox Theatre
3/24 — Charleston, WV, The Clay Center
3/26 — Washington, D.C., Warner Theatre
3/27 — Bensalem, PA, Xcite Center at Parx Casino
3/28 — Westbury, NY, Theatre at Westbury
3/29 — Newark, NJ, New Jersey Performing Arts Center
3/30 — Niagara Falls, NY, Seneca Niagara Casino
4/1 — Syracuse, NY, Landmark Theatre
4/2 — Red Bank, NJ, Count Basie Theatre
4/3 — Albany, NY, Palace Theatre
4/4 — Lowell, MA, Lowell Memorial Auditorium
4/5 — New Bedford, MA, Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
4/6 — Wallingford, CT, Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre