Articles — Jimi Hendrix
MusicGoldmine Donates Items For Sweet Relief Musicians Charity
Posted by James Duncan on
Unable to tour, many musicians have been especially challenged during the COVID-19 crisis. For every Beyonce or Bruce Springsteen, there are thousands of professional musicians for whom live performances provide their sole source of income. MusicGoldmine.com donated a Jimi Hendrix package, consisting of a pair of our items to raise funds for Sweet Relief, a 501(c)(3) charity helping musicians in need. 100% of the funds raised by the sale held May 9 went to the charity. The donated items included a framed Jimi Hendrix memorabilia collage that contains two great photos of Hendrix, one of him playing onstage and one candid shot...
Woodstock's 50th: Peace, Love and... Music!
Posted by Lilly Duncan on
Just this past week on August 15, 50 years ago, the legendary Woodstock festival kicked off. Held on a dairy farm in the Catskill Mountains just northwest of New York City from August 15–18, 1969, it made a lasting impression on its attendees and also led the way for festivals that followed. While the security issues, weather and sporadic sound problems informed concert promoters on how to produce future fests, the largely peace-loving crowd enjoyed an amazing and once-in-a lifetime experience either way. Outdoor festivals create a magical feeling no matter who is playing and one might say that this magical feeling began with the...