Jimi Hendrix News

Date Of Birth:
November 27, 1942
Date Of Death:
September 18, 1970 (27)
Birth Place:
Seattle, WA, USA
Gender:
Male
Madame Tussauds San Francisco Immortalizes Rock Legend, Jimi Hendrix
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Unveiled for the first time today, the wax likeness of the late Jimi Hendrix, famed rock-and-roll musician, was unveiled by his brother, Leon Hendrix at Madame Tussauds San Francisco. (more...)

AXS TV to Present SLASH BASH 2014, A Day Of Rock And Metal, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

AXS TV pays tribute to the beloved guitar god, GRAMMY winner, and Rock N' Roll Hall of Famer SLASH with SLASH BASH 2014, an-all-day marathon kicking off at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT on Saturday, September 20. (more...)

Blues Hall of Fame Tour, Featuring Charlie Musselwhite and John Hammond, to Stop at Boulder Theater in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The Boulder Theater will present the Blues Hall of Fame Tour featuring Charlie Musselwhite and John Hammond to the Boulder Theater on Friday, March 20th, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, September 12th for $24.50 General Admission, $27.50 Reserved and $35.00 Gold Circle. (more...)

The Musical Roots of Hendrix: JIMI: ALL BY MY SIDE to Open 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

When filmgoers watch JIMI: All is By My Side, which opens on September 26 in 16 American cities, they will explore musical and narrative nuances rarely discussed in conversations about Jimi Hendrix's career. (more...)

LILI HAYDN's 'Lililand' Album Out Sept 16; Now Streaming Now on Yahoo! Music
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Leading up to the release of LILILAND (MRI/RED)—hew new full-length album due out Tuesday, September 16--singer, songwriter, composer and violinist LILI HAYDN has teamed with Yahoo! (more...)

Final Line Up for FirstWorks Urban Carnevale 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

FirstWorks and the City of Providence announce the final 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 awe-inspiring performances from Australia, Italy, Morocco, Mali, and Rhode Island on Saturday, September 20, 2014, starting at 5:00 PM in the Providence Rink and surrounding parks, Kennedy Plaza, downtown Providence. (more...)

A&E to Air Word TV Premiere of Mike Myers' SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON, 9/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

A&E Network presents the world television premiere of Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, Mike Myers' directorial debut. (more...)

Liam Bailey Visits NPR's 'Morning Edition', mtvU's 'The Freshmen'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 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. Co-written and produced by Bailey, and Executive Produced by Flying Buddha label head and Executive VP of A&R Salaam Remi (Kendrick Lamar, French Montana, Nelly Furtado), his debut album Definitely Now is out now via Flying Buddha/Sony Masterworks. (more...)

Paul McCartney Lead Guitarist Issues New EP 'Rusty Anderson Afternoon II'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

This past weekend, longtime Paul McCartney Lead guitarist Rusty Anderson celebrated the official 2014 release of his new album 'Rusty Anderson Afternoon EP II' with a gala performance at the Fullerton, CA Leo Fender Museum. (more...)

FringeArts Sets Free Late-Night Festival Bar Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Opening Night of the 18th Annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival (Sept 5, 2014), will launch three weeks of free late-night comedy, theater and music at FringeArts' permanent home at 140 N. Columbus Blvd. (at Race Street). The late-night lineup will feature local favorites and international performers each night of the 2014 Fringe Festival (Sept. 5-21). (more...)

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...)

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