Jimi Hendrix News

Date Of Birth:
November 27, 1942
Date Of Death:
September 18, 1970 (27)
Birth Place:
Seattle, WA, USA
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...)

GREASE Sing-A-Long, with Didi Conn, to Return to the Hollywood Bowl, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

By popular demand, the Hollywood Bowl is once again transformed into the world's largest movie theater for the Grease Sing-A-Long Sunday, July 13, 2014. The show, hosted by Didi Conn ("Frenchy"), will feature the Paramount Pictures film, complete with subtitles so the whole audience can sing along. (more...)

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT Announces Addition of Bassist Hugh McDonald to Line-Up at Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT has announced that bassist Hugh McDonald has joined its official lineup at LVH - LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO. The esteemed musician, best known for his longtime work with Bon Jovi, has also performed throughout his career with music icons including Alice Cooper, Ringo Starr, and more. (more...)

Sony Movie Channel to Present 'Music Movie Month' This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Film and music collide, asSony Movie Channel (SMC) presents its second annual 'Music Movie Month,' starting Tuesday, July 1, at 10 p.m. ET, with NEIL YOUNG JOURNEYS, and Paul McCartney in WINGS OVER THE WORLD. (more...)

Cellist Maya Beiser to Release Next Album, UNCOVERED, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

"Cello goddess" (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser releases her next album Uncovered on August 26, 2014 on the Innova label, followed by aUS tour in September 2014 to cities including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more (tour schedule to be announced in early July). Uncovered is an album of startling classic rock tunes, re-imagined and re-contextualized, in stunningly moving performances by Maya Beiser. A cover tune can be an homage to the original, but these "uncovers," in new arrangements by Evan Ziporyn, attempt to do more - to evoke the unprecedented power of the music of Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, Howlin' Wolf, King Crimson, Muddy Waters, and AC/DC as musical masterpieces and as totems of our collective consciousness. (more...)

Tab Benoit to Play Fox Theatre, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Z2 Entertainment will present Tab Benoit at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014. Tickets are on sale for $20.00 in advance or $25.00 day of show. (more...)

Guitar Virtuoso and Former Supertramp Member Marty Walsh Releases New CD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Much to the excitement of guitar aficionados across the globe, celebrated guitarist Marty Walsh released his eagerly awaited debut instrumental solo album 'The Total Plan' on June 16th 2014! Making the release even more thrilling is the array of guest artists appearing on the release – Billy Sherwood (YES/CIRCA:), John “JR” Robinson (Rufus, Eric Clapton, Mike Oldfield/Steve Winwood) and a multitude of LA Studio Legends. (more...)

National 2014 FAMILY ARTS FESTIVAL to Feature WWI Concert, Dads Dancing, Big Draw and More, Oct 17-Nov 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Following on from the huge success of the 2013 national Family Arts Festival in which over 500,000 people took part across the UK, the 2014 Family Arts Festival will run its second year from 17 October to 2 November with Michael Morpurgo announced as patron and Center Parcs as a major new partner. (more...)

Experience Hendrix to Play Mesa Arts Center in October; Tickets On Sale Saturday, June 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

ldly successful twenty-five date national excursion this past March and April, the Experience Hendrix Tour is set to launch another trek across the U.S. in September and October, which will include a performance in Mesa Arts Center's Ikeda Theater on Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Philip Sayce Announces New Album INFLUENCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Provogue Records is pleased to announce the August 25th release of the new studio album from one of the most inspirational blues rock guitarists on the planet, Philip Sayce. Aptly entitled “Influence”, the album, produced by Dave Cobb (Rival Sons, California Breed), will be released on Ltd. Edition 180 gram double vinyl (1,000 copies only), CD and digital download. (more...)

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Announces Two New Performances Added to 2014-15 Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced two new shows to be presented in the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa) in 2014. Rock 'n' roll innovator Steve Winwood will perform Saturday, August 9, 2014 and the ninth edition of the celebrated Experience Hendrix tour returns Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Tickets for Steve Winwood are $115, $75 and $65 and tickets for Experience Hendrix are $99 and $75. Tickets for both performances go on sale Friday, June 20 at noon and may be purchased online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by phone at 707.546.3600 and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

New 'BioCollage' Art Now On Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Founder Mona DiFiore has been reviving the greatest artists of our time, The 27 Club, with her BioCollage Kickstarter campaign. A BioCollage painting connects anecdotes in one overarching portrait. The BioCollage Kickstarter campaign will help tell the stories of the 27 Club. (more...)

Late Rock and Roll DJ Legend's “Dream” Novel is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

San Diego, CA (more...)

King Center Presents AEG Live Production of Experience Hendrix Tour, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

by Jimi Hendrix's unparalleled creative and musical influence, Experience Hendrix, L.L.C.--the company formed by the late guitarist's father, James 'Al' Hendrix to oversee his legendary son's legacy--has continued that innovative spirit with its ongoing series of all-star tribute concerts held in honor of the late great musician. The featured artists for the Melbourne tour include some of the best known and highly regarded names in contemporary rock and blues including Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Johnson, Rich Robinson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales with other special guests to be announced. (more...)

The Edge and Bono Join Board of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The Edge and Bono, two pioneers of rock music, have joined Fender Musical Instruments Corporation's board of directors. (more...)

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