Zakk Wylde, Buddy Guy Lead Experience Hendrix Tour Lineup
The next leg of the Experience Hendrix Tour has been announced and Black Label Society and former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde and Buddy Guy will lead the lineup of all-star musicians paying tribute to late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix.
The North American trek will also include Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Gales, Mato Nanji, Ana Popovic, and Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble's Chris Layton.
The guitarists will be joined on the tour by Experience Hendrix Tour veteran and Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys' star Billy Cox who has taken part in the tribute tour since it began in 2000.
This latest installment of the Experience Hendrix Tour will be kicking off on September 19th in Hollywood, FL at the Seminole Hard Rock and will conclude on October 18th in Oakland, CA at the Fox Theater.
Zakk Wylde had this to say about taking part in the upcoming tour, "Obviously, I'm a fan of everybody that's on [the Experience Hendrix Tour] because they can all throw down like it's nobody's business."
"I wanted to honor his memory playing his songs for this tour," said Jonny Lang in the announcement. "The thing we can all do is just be ourselves and let the natural interpretation of his songs take over."
Experience Hendrix Tour dates:
Sep 19 Hollywood, FL - Seminole Hard Rock
Sep 20 Clearwater, FL - Ruth Eckerd Hall
Sep 21 Jacksonville, FL - Florida Theater
Sep 23 Melbourne, FL - King Center
Sep 24 Atlanta, GA - Cobb Energy Centre
Sep 25 Birmingham, AL - Alys Robinson Stephens PAC
Sep 26 Nashville, TN - Schermerhorn
Sep 28 Austin, TX - ACL Live @ Moody Theater
Sep 29 San Antonio, TX - Tobin Center PAC
Sep 30 Austin, TX - ACL Live @ Moody Theater
Oct 2 Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center
Oct 3 Durant, OK - Choctaw Events Center
Oct 4 Newkirk, OK - First Council Casino
Oct 5 Tulsa, OK - Brady Theater
Oct 7 Mesa, AZ - Ikeda Theater
Oct 9 Valley Center, CA - Harrahs Rincon Theater
Oct 10 Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theater
Oct 11 Indio, CA - Fantasy Springs Casino
Oct 12 Avila Beach, CA - Avila Beach Resort
Oct 14 Santa Cruz, CA - Civic Auditorium
Oct 15 Santa Rosa, CA - Wells Fargo Center
Oct 16 Davis, CA - Mondavi Center
Oct 17 Lemoore, CA - Tachi Palace
Oct 18 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater