Jimi Hendrix News

Date Of Birth:
November 27, 1942
Date Of Death:
September 18, 1970 (27)
Birth Place:
Seattle, WA, USA
Gender:
Male
Liam Bailey Debut LP Streaming w/ Jay-Z's Life+Times
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey sings with a raw expressiveness that has drawn comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and Cody ChesnuTT. With accolades including Entertainment Weekly, Huffington Post, PAPER Magazine, Okayplayer and Refinery29, Liam Bailey's debut album Definitely Now is released today via Flying Buddha/Sony Masterworks. (more...)

Mara Wilson, Caroline Rose, Mary Millben, and More to Perform at Joe's Pub 8/20-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

This week, Joe's Pub at the Public will feature the talents of many performers, including Mara Wilson, Caroline Rose, Mary Millben, and more, August 20-31. (more...)

2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners - Complete List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

This year's Creative Arts telecast partner is FXM; a two-hour edited version of the ceremony will air Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT with an encore at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FXM. The program will be streamed in its entirety as part of the Backstage LIVE! show on Emmys.com at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET on Monday, August 25. (more...)

Sammy Figueroa & Glaucia Nasser Blend Latin, Brazilian & Jazz on New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Accidents can happen—and sometimes they bring good things. When Brazilian singer Glaucia Nasser appeared at a concert at WDNA's Jazz Gallery in Miami, she had no idea that a chance meeting there would change her life. (more...)

SLASH to Compose Original Score for Universal Studios Hollywood's 'Halloween Horror Nights'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Celebrated Grammy® Award-winning musician, SLASH, hailed as one of the 10 best electric guitar players of all time by Time magazine, is joining forces with Universal Studios Hollywood to compose an original score for the theme park's hypnotizing new 3D maze (more...)

Paul McCartney Unveils Never Before Released BEATLES Photos at Historic Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Paul McCartney took the crowd of 50,000 at San Francisco's Candlestick Park on a magical mystery tour back through time at tonight's historic Farewell To Candlestick: The Final Concert. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre Selected as Fifth Star Honoree
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, celebrating their 125th Anniversary Season, has been chosen as one of five honorees for the City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) inaugural Fifth Star Awards, celebrating the city's creativity through artists, arts advocates and cultural institutions. The free public celebration, also honoring dancer Lou Conte, artist Richard Hunt, Grammy-winning composer, pianist and radio personality Ramsey Lewis and arts advocate Lois Weisberg, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 pm at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.) and will feature live performances and tributes throughout the evening. (more...)

Tickets to Mondavi Center's 2014–15 Season On Sale 8/15; Ray LaMontagne & More Added to Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is pleased to announce that single tickets for the 2014–15 season will go on sale this Friday, August 15. In addition, tickets to three Just Added performances in Jackson Hall will be available to the public for the first time: Ray LaMontagne, performing on October 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m; Robot Planet Rising, An Intergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel, touching down on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8 p.m.; and blues legend Buddy Guy on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 8 p.m. (more...)

U.S. Postal Service Honors Groundbreaking Singer Janis Joplin on Limited-Edition Forever Stamp
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The U.S. Postal Service today added legendary singer Janis Joplin to its Music Icons Forever Stamp series during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park. (more...)

First Look - Legendary Singer Janis Joplin Honored with USPS Music Icon Forever Stamp
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

U.S. Postal Service Honors Groundbreaking Singer Janis Joplin on Limited-Edition Forever Stamp (more...)

Capt. Beefheart Guitar Legend Zoot Horn Rollo Releases Four New Digital Only Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Much to the excitement of guitarists worldwide, guitar icon Zoot Horn Rollo (Bill Harkleroad), best known for his work with Capt. Beefheart's Magic Band, has made four new tracks, 'The Mask Tracks' (more...)

Jody Gerson Named Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company's music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. (more...)

SLASH Announces Takeover of Iconic Hollywood Clubs; New Album Out 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have today (July 31) announced they'll celebrate the release of their new album WORLD ON FIRE by returning to the iconic guitarist's stomping grounds (more...)

Review Roundup: Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by Review Roundups - Jul 29, 2014

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE just opened at the Young Vic and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014. Gillian Anderson is Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster is Stanley and Vanessa Kirby is Stella in Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece. As Blanche's fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace - but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski. Visionary director Benedict Andrews returns to the Young Vic following his Critics' Circle Award-winning Three Sisters. (more...)

Ron Howard to Helm New BEATLES Documentary Based on Early Touring Years
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Apple Corps Ltd., White Horse Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have announced today that they will produce a new authorized documentary for Apple, based on the first part of The Beatles' career - the touring years. (more...)

FirstWorks and Providence's Department of Art, Culture + Tourism to Celebrate Ten Years of Partnership with Urban Carnavale, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

FirstWorks and the City of Providence today announced the line-up of artists from across the globe for the FirstWorks Urban Carnevale. The Urban Carnevale is a celebratory evening of music, spectacle, art, and food capping four days of activities celebrating FirstWorks 10th Anniversary. The free public celebration brings the world to Providence with never-seen-here-before performances from Australia, Italy, Morocco, Mali, and Rhode Island on Saturday, September 20, 2014, starting at 5:00 PM in Providence's City Center, Kennedy Plaza. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE 27 CLUB Rocks the Warehouse at Capital Fringe
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 14, 2014

A musical at Fringe succeeds! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014


Heart, The Four Tops, Nick Offerman, Joshua Bell, SYLVIA and More Set for Wells Fargo Center's Fall 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

After a year of performances in the newly renovated Ruth Finley Person Theater, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts kicks-off the fall season with a rich array of performers, speakers and family programming. The line-up features music legends like Steve Winwood, Heart, The Temptations and The Four Tops as well as unforgettable comedians Cheech and Chong and Nick Offerman. (more...)

VIDEO: First Trailer for JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE, Starring Andre Benjamin
by Movies News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

OutKast's Andre Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this revealing biopic from Academy Award-winning writer-director John Ridley (12 Years A Slave). Check out the first trailer for the film below! (more...)

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