Jimi Hendrix 50th Anniversary Memorial

This event is in the past
Every day, through Sep 20, 12 - 6 pm
Jimi Hendrix Park Central District (Seattle)
This is an in-person event
On the 50th anniversary of legendary Seattle-born guitarist Jimi Hendrix's death, join three days of in-person and online music and art activities (including a noon-to-evening march from Garfield High School to Jimi Hendrix Park on Friday culminating in racial equity speakers and live music) co-hosted by King County Equity Now and benefiting the Jimi Hendrix Music Academy, a nonprofit that provides musical education to at-risk youth.  

Note: The Capitol Hill Seattle blog reports

"On Friday, September 18, 2020 Seattle will honor the 50th Anniversary Memorial of Jimi Hendrix with the Peace & Love March for Equity. The march will begin at 12 PM PDT at Garfield High School and end at Jimi Hendrix Park, followed by a rally including live musicians, over 50 artists and racial equity speakers, and a candlelight vigil. The rally will be headlined by 'Woodstock Whisperer' Juma Sultan, Leon Hendrix and Randy Hansen, with special guest Marcus Machado who was named Rolling Stone Magazine’s 'Next Young Gun' in 2014. The equity march and rally is co-sponsored by Tina and Leon Hendrix, niece and brother of Hendrix, and King County Equity Now, an ecosystem of over sixty accountable, Black-led, community-based organizations; of Black elders, educators, healers, generational organizers, youth, and families, working to design and realize a new normal rooted in equity."

Jimi Hendrix Park

2400 S Massachusetts St. Seattle, Washington 98144

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