Grand Opening of Jimi Hendrix Park, with Northwest African American Museum in background. Photo: Steven C. Pesant / Authentic Hendrix, LLC
Jimi Hendrix Park officially opened Saturday, June 17. Organizers and neighbors marked the day with a public concert on the park grounds, under a shelter designed to look like a butterfly wing.
“IT’S SO GROOVY TO COME BACK HERE THIS WAY”
When Monterey Pop Changed the Musical Landscape
By Frank Moriarty
It is one of the most powerful images in the history of rock music, one that has come to symbolize the wild pedigree of a form of music where anything can happen.
Fifty years ago today, The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s debut album ARE YOU EXPERIENCED was released in the UK, and it remains widely regarded as one of the singularly, most influential debut album releases of all time.
“It’s not just one of the greatest debut albums ever, it’s one of the greatest albums, ever.