[submitted by Katie]

The reader submissions are starting to pick up, and we encourage that. I would love getting reader submissions for the simple fact that I would have never known about this event otherwise…

Coming up on September 13, the legacy will be releasing his entire performance from . As , there will be a really cool Q&A session followed by a screening of the at Experience Project in the following day, September 14. If I lived in , I would get my Bumbershoot today (tomorrow they go up to the ticket price) and check out this screening a couple weeks after. Good stuff. The official release follows…

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 23, 2005–Were they experienced? When it comes to ’s famous performance at , the answer is …and if you’ve ever wondered what Jimi was thinking after playing Anthem at Woodstock, then this is your to ask Billy Cox, the bass player who shared the stage Hendrix at the legendary Woodstock , and Eddie Kramer, who recorded the and also served as Hendrix’s long-time recording engineer, who will be on hand at Experience Music Project Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. when EMP and Experience Hendrix celebrates the release of “Jimi Hendrix: at Woodstock (Deluxe )” in the museum’s JBL Theater.

The event will honor the two-disc DVD that captures what is perhaps Hendrix’s most famous performance — the set that closed out Woodstock in 1969.

Cox and Kramer will host an exclusive question-and-answer session audience members following a screening of the film on the theater’s big screen.

“We are extremely pleased to make available one of Jimi’s most legendary performances with this special DVD,” states Janie Hendrix, president and executive officer of Experience Hendrix. “We look forward to working together with EMP on this event and know that Jimi’s will be thrilled to meet and with both Billy Cox and Eddie Kramer.”

“Jimi Hendrix: At Woodstock (Deluxe )” features all of the existing film footage from Jimi’s celebrated performance, including never-before-seen versions of “Foxy ,” “Hey Joe” and “Spanish Castle Magic.” Also among the extras included on the second disc of the set is previously unseen black-and-white video concert footage, a Hendrix press conference held two weeks after his performance and a documentary about the master’s “Road to Woodstock.”

As many might not already know, Hendrix’s performance, which was scheduled to close Woodstock on Sunday night over the festival, was delayed until Monday morning due to delays and inclement weather. This set was highlighted by Hendrix’s remarkable version of the “Star-Spangled Banner,” which is included on the DVD.

for the release party will go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 23, for EMP members and Thursday, Aug. 25, for the general public at the museum’s box office. Screening/Q&A ticket (no autographed DVD) is $7 for members; $10 for non-members. Ticket price with signed DVD is $30 for members; $35 for non-members. There will be limited seating for the event.

About Experience Music Project

Experience Music Project (EMP) is a 21st century museum dedicated to the exploration of creativity and innovation in popular music. By blending interpretative, interactive exhibits with cutting-edge technology, EMP strives to capture and reflect the essence of rock ‘n’ roll, its roots in jazz, , , country and the blues, as well as rock music’s influence on , punk and other recent genres.

Patrons can make their own music, see and learn about rare artifacts and memorabilia from EMP’s collection of more than 80,000 items, explore various musical milestones within unique interpretive exhibits and feel the power of the creative force by listening to musicians tell their own stories.

Founded by investor and philanthropist Paul G. Allen, under the direction of co-founder Jody Patton and designed by architect Frank O. Gehry, the 140,000-square-foot multi-colored and “swoopy” museum rises up in the of Seattle at Seattle Center and provides visitors a musical experience unparalleled anywhere in the world. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, EMP is online at emplive.com.

Thanks for the tip, Katie!


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