Slash, Wayne Kramer Lead Free All-star Jimmy Hendrix Event

The official Jimi Hendrix U.S. postage stamp unveiling at the SXSW music festival just got bigger with the announcement of a free all-star tribute event curated by MC5 star Wayne Kramer.

Kramer will be joined at the Jimi Hendrix celebration by former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash, The Doors' Robby Krieger, Paul McCartney guitarist Rusty Anderson, King's X's Doug Pinnick, Jesse Malin, Dave and Phil Alvin, Mary Bridget Davies and Perry and Etty Farrell.

The show will also featuring opening performances from Los Lonely Boys and Vintage Trouble and will be taking place on the Outdoor Stage at Butler Park on the evening of Thursday, March 13th.

The headline performance will be preceded by the United States Postal Service's official unveiling of the new, limited-edition Jimi Hendrix Forever stamp, which is part of their Music Icons series that so far has included Johnny Cash, Lydia Mendoza and Ray Charles.

The festival says that the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Butler Park is open to the public with free Guest Pass wristbands, available in advance or on-site at the event. You can find guest pass information here.

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