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Bootsy Collins Joins “Experience Hendrix” Tour

The Experience Hendrix tour is gearing up for a new year, and they’ve added bassist Bootsy Collins to the mix. Bootsy joins the tour for eight dates.

Bassist Billy Cox, the only surviving member of both the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys, once again is part of the tour, handling the other dates.

Bootsy is no stranger to Hendrix-related projects. In 2004, he performed on the title track of Power Of Soul: A Tribute To Jimi Hendrix. In 2010, Bootsy was the narrator for the documentary, Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child, which was included in the West Coast Seattle Boy deluxe box set.

Numerous guitarists are featured at different times throughout the tour including Taj Mahal, Robby Krieger [The Doors], Eric Gales, Keb’ Mo, Eric Johnson, Dweezil Zappa and others.

Experience Hendrix 2012 Tour Dates:

Mar 6, 2012: Music Center at Strathmore (North Bethesda, MD)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Brad Whitford Of Aerosmith, Chris Layton Of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 7, 2012: War Memorial Auditorium (Greensboro, NC)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 8, 2012: Civic Auditorium (Knoxville, TN)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Keb’ Mo’, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 9, 2012: Tennesee Performing Arts Center (Nashville, TN)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Keb’ Mo’, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Brad Whitford Of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton Of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 10, 2012: Fox Theater (Atlanta, GA)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Keb’ Mo’, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous

Mar 11, 2012: North Charleston Performing Arts Center (Charleston, SC)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 13, 2012: Hard Rock Live (Orlando, FL)
Line-up: Billy Cox, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas Of Los Lobos, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Johnson, Dweezil Zappa, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Bootsy Collins, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton Of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 15, 2012: Ruth Eckerd Hall (Clearwater, FL)
Line-up: Billy Cox, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas Of Los Lobos, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Robby Krieger, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Bootsy Collins, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton Of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 16, 2012: Saint Augustine Amphitheatre (Saint Augustine, FL)
Line-up: Billy Cox, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas Of Los Lobos, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Robby Krieger, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Bootsy Collins, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton Of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 17, 2012: Amphitheater at The Wharf (Orange Beach, AL)
Line-up: Billy Cox, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas Of Los Lobos, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Dweezil Zappa, Robby Krieger, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Bootsy Collins, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton Of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 20, 2012: Brady Theater (Tulsa, OK)
Line-up: Billy Cox, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas Of Los Lobos, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Robby Krieger, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Bootsy Collins, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton Of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 22, 2012: Arena Theater (Houston, TX)
Line-up: Billy Cox, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas Of Los Lobos, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Robby Krieger, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Bootsy Collins, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton Of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 23, 2012: Winstar Theater (Thackerville, OK)
Line-up: Billy Cox, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas Of Los Lobos, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Robby Krieger, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Bootsy Collins, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton Of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 24, 2012: Austin City Limits (Austin, TX)
Line-up: Billy Cox, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Robby Krieger of The Doors, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 25, 2012: Austin City Limits (Austin, TX)
Line-up: Billy Cox, David Hidalgo & Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Taj Mahal, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 27, 2012: Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts (Springfield, MO)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Jonny Lang, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Taj Mahal, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 28, 2012: Midland Theater (Kansas City, MO)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Taj Mahal, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 29, 2012: Orpheum Theatre (Wichita, KS)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Taj Mahal, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 30, 2012: Pikes Peak Center (Colorado Springs, CO)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Taj Mahal, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.

Mar 31, 2012: Paramount Theatre (Denver, CO)
Line-up: Billy Cox, Robert Randolph, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Taj Mahal, Eric Johnson, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Slide Brothers, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, and Mato Nanji of Indigenous.