2011 Experience Hendrix Tour Kicks Off at Las Vegas Hilton May 20

The 2011 Experience Hendrix concert tour kicks off at the Las Vegas Hilton May 20 with an all-star lineup of musical greats paying homage to the abiding genius of Jimi Hendrix.

Experience Hendrix is a special concert experience that has wowed audiences across the nation, revisiting the music and inspiration of the late musician.

“The Hilton has been home to many icons over the years, and so it’s only fitting for Experience Hendrix to perform in the Hilton Theater,” said Ken Ciancimino, Executive Vice President of the Las Vegas Hilton. “The greatest rock stars from some of the greatest bands in the last four decades are performing in this show. It doesn’t get any better than that.”

Featuring an all-star line up of musical greats, some of the best known and most highly regarded names in contemporary rock and blues are performing in Experience Hendrix.  They include Billy Cox of Band of Gypsys & the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Steve Vai, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas from Los Lobos, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, Living Colour, Chris Layton of Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble, Ernie Isley, The Slide Brothers, and Mato from Indigenous.  Experience Hendrix offers unique collaborations of different artists performing together on their favorite signature Hendrix songs including “Fire,” “Purple Haze,” “Crosstown Traffic,” and many others.

Tickets are $69-$99 (plus tax and service charge) and can be purchased at the Las Vegas Hilton box office or by logging onto www.lvhilton.com, www.vegas.com or by phone at 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.