Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Too bad this is not coming down south

Guy, Randolph Set For Experience Hendrix Tour

Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist confirmed to appear on the five-city Experience Hendrix tour. The outing begins Oct. 16 in Washington, D.C., and will also play New York, Hampton Beach, N.H., Atlantic City, N.J., and Waterbury, Conn.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience rhythm section of bassist Billy Cox and drummer Mitch Mitchell will appear on the dates, as well Doors guitarist Robby Krieger, former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor, Hubert Sumlin, Double Trouble's Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon, Indigenous and Eric Gales.

In 2004, Guy, Shepherd and Sumlin anchored the first Experience Hendrix Tour, which also featured Carlos Santana, Joe Satriani and Paul Rodgers on some dates.

Here are the Experience Hendrix Tour dates:

Oct. 16: Washington, D.C. (Constitution Hall)
Oct. 17: New York (Beacon Theatre)
Oct. 18: Hampton Beach, N.H. (Casino Ballroom)
Oct. 19: Atlantic City, N.J. (Trump Casino)
Oct. 20: Waterbury, Conn. (Palace Theatre)