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Brandi Carlile, Duff McKagan perform Hendrix at EMP

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on Oct. 30, 2012 at 12:54 pm with No Comments »
October 30, 2012 12:54 pm

Local music stars Brandi Carlile and Duff McKagan have been added to the lineup for “Hear My Train a Comin’: The Concert” on November 17 at the Experience Music Project.

The show kicks off the opening of the museum’s exhibition “Hear My Train a Comin’: Hendrix Hits London.” The show focuses on Jimi Hendrix’s rise on the British pop charts and his return to America in 1967 for his legendary performance at the Monterey International Pop Festival.

The show opens one week before what would have been Hendrix’s 70th birthday.

Carlile and McKagan will join other artists performing the music of Hendrix including Billy Cox, guitarists Ian Moore, Ernie Isley, Brad Whitford, Eric Gales, Mike McCready, Vernon Reid, Audley Freed, Jeff Fielder, Barrett Martin and drummer Mike Musburger.

Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. November 17
Where: EMP Museum, 325 5th Avenue North (Seattle Center)
Tickets: $30 for General Admission. This event is 21+. Valid ID required for admission. Concert includes admission to the exhibition. Click here for details and to buy.

Here’s more on the exhibit:

Featuring more than 100 artifacts, including rare costumes, instruments, photographs, albums, and ephemera from EMP’s unparalleled Hendrix collection, along with never-before-seen artifacts from the estate of Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer, Mitch Mitchell, this 2,500 square-foot exhibition is the first of its kind to shine a light on Hendrix’s London reception.

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