Sunday, January 25, 2004

Living Colour Feb 2004 US Dates

Sun 2/22/04 - Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre (Hendrix Tribute show)
Tue 2/24/04 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom (Hendrix Tribute show)
Thu 2/26/04 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place - TicketMaster
Fri 2/27/04 - Farmingdale, NY @ The Downtown - TicketMaster
Sat 2/28/04 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club - Tickets.com

Collideoscope 2004 - Europe
(as per Living Colour tour dates section )
03/04/04 Zwolle, Netherlands Hedon
03/05/04 Zoetemeer, Netherlands Boerderij
03/06/04 Helmond, Netherlands Plato
03/07/04 Vlissingen, Netherlands Arsenaal
03/08/04 Zaandam, Netherlands De Kade
03/09/04 Bochum, Germany Zeche
03/10/04 Brussels, Belgium Ancienne Belgique
03/12/04 Paris, France Banlieues Bleues Festival
03/13/04 Solothurn, Switzerland Kofmehl
03/14/04 Luzern, Switzerland Abc Mixx
03/15/04 Winterthur, Switzerland Gaswerk
03/16/04 St. Gallen, Switzerland Grabenhalle
03/17/04 Florence, Italy Auditorium Flag
03/18/04 Modena, Italy Vox
03/19/04 Venice, Italy 041
03/20/04 Ancona, Italy Mamamia
03/22/04 Vienna, Austria Porgy
03/23/04 Vienna, Austria Porgy
03/24/04 Brno, Slovakia Seilasso
03/25/04 Bratislava, Slovakia The Pageant
03/26/04 Milano, Italy Live Music Hall
03/27/04 Montreux, Switzerland Ned
03/28/04 Salzburg, Austria Rockhouse
03/29/04 Budapest, Hungary A 38
03/30/04 Zagreb, Croatia Pauk
03/31/04 Belgrad, Yugoslavia tbd
04/01/04 Sofia, Bulgaria Dom Umladine
04/03/04 Wroclaw, Poland tbd
04/04/04 Warsaw, Poland Stodola

Hendrix Resurrected on Tour

Living Colour, Buddy Guy bring legendary guitarist's music to life

Jimi Hendrix's classic catalog will be brought back to life with a short tribute tour, where the legendary guitarist's songs will be performed by the likes of Living Colour, Buddy Guy, Double Trouble and Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell.

Three dates in Hendrix's hometown of Seattle will kick off the tour, starting February 22nd at the Paramount Theater. Other guitarists, young and old, including Howlin' Wolf's axeman Hubert Sumlin, Earth Wind and Fire's Sheldon Reynolds and Kenny Wayne Shepherd will take the stage. Bad Company frontman Paul Rodgers has also been tapped as a special guest.

So far two additional shows have been set: Portland's Roseland Theater on February 24th (with Guy, Living Colour, Cantrell, Double Trouble and Indigenous) and the Warfield Theater in San Francisco on February 26th featuring the same lineup except for Joe Satriani, who subs for Living Colour.

Two of Hendrix's former bandmates -- drummer Mitch Mitchell from the Jimi Hendrix Experience and bassist Billy Cox from the Band of Gypsies -- will also be on hand for the shows.

Nearly thirty-four years have passed since Hendrix's death, but interest in the guitarist remains strong. Last fall he topped Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, and in May he will be the subject of Power of Soul, a tribute record featuring his songs covered by Eric Clapton, Sting, Prince, Santana, Musiq and others.

ANDREW DANSBY
(January 23, 2004)

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