O Say Can You Rock

Jimi Hendrix's “Star-Spangled Banner” Turns 50

At Woodstock, Seattle’s iconic guitarist changed the national anthem—and maybe music—forever.

07/23/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do May 3–5

Multimedia historical tributes, and modern twists on 18th century Baroque and traditional mariachi.

05/03/2019 By Gennette Cordova

Electric Museumland

The Jimi Hendrix Exhibit at Northwest African American Museum Is a Good Primer

And it has a beautiful jacket.

11/27/2018 By Stefan Milne

Sound Artists

30 Big Names in Seattle Music

And why they're important to us.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

History Lessons

Crash Course: A Century of Seattle Music

From prohibition jazz to garage rock in a castle to hip-hop's new guard.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Explainer

What's Behind the Jimi Hendrix Park Delays?

It’s been almost a decade since the City of Seattle named a park after its greatest musical icon, and the project is only just now under way. What took so long?

08/04/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Film News

SIFF 2014 Opens with Jimi Hendrix Biopic

'Jimi: All Is By My Side' begins the fest's 40th edition on May 15 at McCaw Hall.

04/21/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Concerts

Duff, Brandi Carlile, Mike McCready to Play Hendrix Tribute Show

'Scuse me while I kiss the Sky (Church).

11/07/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Announcement

New AC/DC, Jimi Hendrix Exhibits to Open at Experience Music Project

Plus: Learn the history of the leather jacket.

01/24/2012 By Brian Colella

Music Legend

In Honor of Hendrix

EMP breaks out a new documentary and artifacts for the 40th anniversary of the rocker’s death.

09/15/2010 By Laura Dannen

News

Apptitude

03/08/2010 By Sam Machkovech

Article

50 Most Influential Musicians

Rock guitarists, jazz singers, folk pioneers, world-class cellists and more—these are the people who changed the sound of our lives.

12/09/2008 By Steve Wiecking, Bart Blasengame, Peter Blecha, Gillian Gaar, Hannah Levin, Michaelangelo Matos, Thomas May, Kurt B. Reighley, Riz Rollins, and John Ross