PORTLAND, Ore. — A musician set to perform at TEDxPortland on Saturday will honor his distant cousin, legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix. "His dad and my grandad are first cousins," said drummer Tyrone Hendrix. Tyrone Hendrix is part owner of the Alberta Street Pub in Northeast Portland. He also plays...
Guitars from Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix and Rush's Alex Lifeson auctioned for hundreds of thousands of bucks
Guitars that belonged to Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix and Rush's Alex Lifeson all fetched hundreds of thousands of dollars at the latest installment of Julien's Auctions' "Music Icons" memorabilia auction, which took place on May 20, 21 and 22. A 1956 Martin D-21 model acoustic guitar that Cash owned and...
Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones and Kate Bush: the multimillion-pound deal that could turn them into 3D works of art
British photographer Gered Mankowitz has an archive that spans 60 years, capturing an extraordinary array of stars that include Jimi Hendrix, the Rolling Stones, Slade, Elton John and Kate Bush. Now, he hopes that vast treasure trove will be given a new lease of life after selling the lot to a company that plans to use digital technology to turn the images, among other things, into three-dimensional works of art.
Perrysburg resident and Toledo native Abigail Bruce specializes in painting “fantastical creatures and animals using wild colors.” The 2010 Bowsher High School grad uses acrylics and chalk to create her vivid, vibrant artworks. She paints beautiful portraits of animals like orangutans and owls, but also creations like a hummingbird with wings made out of spider web.
Yngwie Johann Malmsteen, a world-renowned guitarist from Stockholm, Sweden, is scheduled to perform live at The Canyon Santa Clarita on Sunday, May 22. As a young boy, Yngwie originally had no interest in music, but that all changed on Sept. 18, 1970, when he saw a TV special on the late Jimi Hendrix.
CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, Clarksville-Montgomery County and the state of Tennessee honored Jimi Hendrix and Dunbar Cave State Park by installing “Tennessee Music Pathways” markers. Assistant Commissioner of Marketing Brian Wagner, with the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development,...
Happy Mother’s Day from the Isley Brothers. The legendary Jersey group are playing the big Mother’s Day Good Music Fest on Friday, May 6, at Prudential Center in Newark. Keith Sweat, Monica and SWV are also on the bill. Band guitarist Ernie Isley will always remember his mom,...
Guitar Shorty, the blues guitarist born David William Kearney who was an influence to Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy, has died at the age 87. The musician’s passing was announced by his record label, Alligator, in a statement posted yesterday (21 April). According to the label, the artist – born David William Kearney – passed away from “natural causes” in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday (20 April).
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