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Dave Mustaine and Joe Satriani lead “2019 Experience Hendrix Tour” lineup

"I am beyond honored to do my part in this tribute to the immortal Jimi Hendrix"

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, photo by David Brendan Hall
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    “The Experience Hendrix Tour”, a celebration of the life and music of rock legend Jimi Hendrix, will be returning for a U.S. run in spring of 2019.

    The musical trek features an all-star band headlined by drummer Billy Cox who played as a member of both The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys. Joining him onstage to perform Hendrix’s music and likely a wealth of other tunes in 2019 is a murderer’s row of talent including Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine; master guitarists Joe Satriani, Dweezil Zappa, and Eric Johnson; and King’s X bassist/vocalist Doug Pinnick.

    In a statement released with the tour announcement, Mustaine had this to say about his participation in the Experience Hendrix Tour:

    “Jimi Hendrix. The name that comes to my mind as one of the ‘Premiere American Guitarists of All Time.’ An Innovator, and legendary musician, I am beyond honored to do my part in this tribute to the immortal Jimi Hendrix, and want to thank [EH Tour producer] John McDermott for inviting me to play along such mind-blowing guitarists as Joe Satriani, and a personal favorite of mine, Eric Johnson. See you there!”

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    That core group of musicians will be joined along the way by special guests including Taj Mahal, Los Lobos members David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas, and Isley Brothers member Ernie Isley.

    The concerts have been taking place off and on since 2004, with its last batch of shows hitting stages on the West Coast and Midwest in 2017. This time around, the trek kicks off in Florida at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on March 3rd and wends through the South and Midwest before wrapping up on the East Coast with a show at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut, on April 6th. Tickets can be purchased at ExperienceHendrixTour.com. You can also grab them here.

    2019 Experience Hendrix Tour Dates:
    03/03 — Pompano Beach, FL @ Pompano Beach Amphitheater
    03/04 — Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
    03/05 — Melbourne, FL @ Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts
    03/06 — Jacksonville, FL @ Florida Theatre
    03/08 — North Charleston, SC @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center
    03/09 — Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre
    03/10 — Nashville, TN @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center
    03/11 — Huntsville, AL @ Von Braun Center
    03/12 — Chattanooga, TN @ Tivoli Theatre
    03/14 — Raleigh, NC @ Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    03/15 — Charlotte, NC @ Ovens Auditorium
    03/16 — Knoxville, TN @ Tennessee Theatre
    03/17 — Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
    03/20 — Madison, WI @ Overture Center for the Arts
    03/21 — Milwaukee, WI @ The Riverside Theater
    03/22 — Chicago, IL @ The Chicago Theatre
    03/23 — Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
    03/24 — Charleston, WV @ The Clay Center
    03/26 — Washington, DC @ Warner Theatre
    03/27 — Bensalem, PA @ Xcite Center at Parx Casino
    03/28 — Westbury, NY @ Theatre at Westbury
    03/29 — Newark, NJ @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center
    03/30 — Niagara Falls, NY @ Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino
    04/01 — Syracuse, NY @ Landmark Theatre for the Performing Arts
    04/02 — Red Bank, NJ @ Count Basie Center for the Arts
    04/03 — Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre
    04/04 — Lowell, MA @ Lowell Memorial Auditorium
    04/05 — New Bedford, MA @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
    04/06 — Wallingford, CT @ Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre

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