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Billy Cox and Bootsy Collins to Join Experience Hendrix Tour 2014

Experience Hendrix Tour 2014The Experience Hendrix Tour is back for its eighth run, and this year is set to be another spectacular show. Leading the charge is bassist Billy Cox who will be a constant member of the tour’s rhythm section. Cox is the only musician, apart from Hendrix himself, who was a member of both the Band of Gypsys and the Jimi Hendrix Experience. The main drummer for the tour is Double Trouble founder Chris Layton.

Another highlight of the tour is the return of Bootsy Collins, who will be performing on eight of the dates. The funk legend also joined the tour in 2012 and was the narrator for the documentary Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child. Collins will be on the final eight shows, beginning on March 25th at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey.

Other musicians on the bill include Zakk Wylde, Buddy Guy, Johnny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Gales, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson and more.

Experience Hendrix 2014 Tour Dates:

March 11, 2014: Dallas, TX – Verizon Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 13, 2014: St. Louis, MO – Fox Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Cesar Rosas & David Hidalgo, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 14, 2014: Chicago, IL – Chicago Theater
Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Cesar Rosas & David Hidalgo, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 15, 2014: Ames, IA – Stephens Auditorium
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Cesar Rosas & David Hidalgo, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 16, 2014: Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Cesar Rosas & David Hidalgo, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 18, 2014: Louisville, KY – Whitney Hall
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Cesar Rosas & David Hidalgo, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 19, 2014: Charleston, WV – Clay Center
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Cesar Rosas & David Hidalgo, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 20, 2014: Pittsburgh, PA – Benedum Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Cesar Rosas & David Hidalgo, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 21, 2014: Glenside, PA – Keswick Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Cesar Rosas & David Hidalgo, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 22, 2014: Atlantic City, NJ – Harrahs
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Mato Nanji.

March 23, 2014: Wilkes-Barre, PA – Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, Ana Popovic, and Mato Nanji.

March 25, 2014: Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Bootsy Collins, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, Ana Popovic, and Mato Nanji.

March 27, 2014: Hampton, NH – Casino Ballroom
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Bootsy Collins, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Ana Popovic.

March 28, 2014: Albany, NY – Palace Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Bootsy Collins, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Ana Popovic.

March 29, 2014: Waterbury, CT – Palace Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Bootsy Collins, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and Ana Popovic.

March 30, 2014: Washington, DC – Lincoln Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Bootsy Collins, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, Ana Popovic, and Mato Nanji.

April 1, 2014: Buffalo, NY – Center of Arts
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Bootsy Collins, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, Ana Popovic, and Mato Nanji.

April 2, 2014: Northfield, OH – Hard Rock Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Bootsy Collins, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, Ana Popovic, and Mato Nanji.

April 3, 2014: Detroit, MI – Fox Theater
Lineup: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Bootsy Collins, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, Ana Popovic, and Mato Nanji.