On Aug. 18, 1969, former soldier Jimi Hendrix, resplendent in bright red headband, white fringed shirt and bell-bottom blue jeans, unfurled what has been called the cultural moment of the 1960s when he played an incendiary instrumental version of “The Star-Spangled Banner” for remnants of the crowd at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair in Bethel, N.Y.
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The Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation has been awarded a $75,000 grant through 4Culture’s Cultural Facilities Program to be used for the ongoing construction work at Jimi Hendrix Park.
This highly competitive grant process saw two expert peer panels reviewing more than $15 million in funding requests from fellow non-profit organizations throughout King County.