Joe Satriani, Dave Mustaine Join Experience Hendrix Tour 2019

By Andrew Magnotta

October 15, 2018

Next year's Experience Hendrix celebration of Jimi Hendrix will be the biggest yet, featuring an all-star cast of blues, jazz and rock music greats all paying tribute to one of the world's most iconic guitarists.

Experience Hendrix 2019 not only boasts the biggest names to ever grace the tour, it also will be the longest trek yet, spanning 30 U.S. dates.

The upcoming edition of the tour features modern day guitar god, Hendrix disciple and 15-time GRAMMY Award-nominee Joe Satriani, blues legend Taj Mahal, R&B great Ernie Isley and pure-bred music genius Dweezil Zappa

"The tour is more than a series of concerts," said Janie Hendrix, CEO of Experience Hendrix, LLC. "It's a celebration of a man whose amazing gift changed the face of music and informed an entire culture. His influences were varied and diverse. And this year we're shining a light on that diversity with artists who represent it across cultures and who also share a love for Jimi and his music. It's exciting to be able to honor Jimi's enduring legacy in this way."

Megadeth's heavy metal mastermind Dave Mustaine will make his debut on the tour, joining Experience Hendrix vets Johnny Lang and Eric Johnson

"The Experience Hendrix tours are always so much fun," said Satriani. "The camaraderie between all the musicians on the show is magical. I'm so excited to play some deep Hendrix tracks in a power trio setting..."

Satriani is also bringing along King's X bassist Doug Pinnick and legendary sideman drummer Kenny Aronoff in his band

Also returning this year is Hendrix's former Band of Gypsys and Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist Billy Cox, who provides a bridge between Hendrix's timeless past work and the musicians breathing new life into it today. 

See the full tour dates below.

2019 Experience Hendrix Tour dates:

Mar 3               Pompano Beach, FL – Pompano Beach Amphitheater

Mar 4               Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall

Mar 5               Melbourne, FL – King Center for the Performing Arts

Mar 6               Jacksonville, FL – Florida Theatre

Mar 8               North Charleston, SC – North Charleston Performing Arts Center

Mar 9               Atlanta, GA – The Fox Theatre-Atlanta

Mar 10             Nashville, TN – Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Mar 11             Huntsville, AL – Von Braun Center

Mar 12             Chattanooga, TN – Tivoli Theater

Mar 14             Raleigh, NC – Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

Mar 15             Charlotte, NC – Ovens Auditorium

Mar 16             Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Theatre

Mar 17             Cincinnati, OH – The Taft Theatre

Mar 19             Louisville, KY – Palace Theatre

Mar 20             Madison, WI – Overture Center for the Arts

Mar 21             Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater

Mar 22             Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre

Mar 23             Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre

Mar 24             Charleston, WV – The Clay Center

Mar 26             Washington, DC – Warner Theatre

Mar 27             Bensalem, PA – Xcite Center at Parx Casino

Mar 28             Westbury, NY – Theatre At Westbury

Mar 29             Newark, NJ – New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Mar 30             Niagara Falls, NY – Seneca Niagara Casino

Apr 1               Syracuse, NY – Landmark Theatre

Apr 2               Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Theatre

Apr 3               Albany, NY – Palace Theatre

Apr 4               Lowell, MA – Lowell Memorial Auditorium

Apr 5               New Bedford, MA – Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

Apr 6               Wallingford, CT – Toyota Presents The Oakdale Theater

Photos: Getty Images

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