The 2012 edition of the critically acclaimed Experience Hendrix concert tour, will launch with a three week run of dates starting March 6 featuring an all-star lineup of musical greats paying homage to the abiding genius of Jimi Hendrix.
Presented by Fender Musical Instruments, this year's tour will include performances by Buddy Guy, Dweezil Zappa, Billy Cox, Robby Krieger [The Doors], Robert Randolph and more listed below, as well as other special guests to be announced. The tour will alight in twenty markets including Baltimore, Nashville, Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, Houston, Austin, Denver and more.
In terms of format, the tour offers multiple opportunities for performers and audiences to witness unique collaborations among the participating artists such as Dweezil Zappa with Billy Cox, Buddy Guy with Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang with Brad Whitford and will highlight these artists and the others performing their favorite Hendrix signature songs including Little Wing," Fire," Purple Haze," and Voodoo Child (Slight Return)."
As has been the case with previous Experience Hendrix outings, special guests are expected to sit in at many of the dates, making the concerts all that much more memorable for both new and veteran Hendrix fans. Past special guests have included Paul Rodgers, Joe Satriani, Hubert Sumlin, Steve Vai, Carlos Santana and others.