Generation H performs at the Spire Center, 25 ½ Court St. in downtown Plymouth, MA on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. Generation "H" is the new collaboration between Gerardo "Jerry" Velez, original percussionist, close friend and band mate of Jimi Hendrix (Woodstock and beyond), along with artist, writer, musician and the next generation of "Hendrix", Jimi's second cousin...Regi Hendrix! Also featured are Jon Butcher, David Hull, Pete Hackel, K. J. Graham, Allyn Dorr, and Joe Maffie. Don’t miss this special night of music!
Regi Hendrix, 2nd cousin of Jimi Hendrix, is a seasoned vocal and guitar veteran. He grew up and still resides in upstate N.Y. and continues to display his wide array of talents locally and internationally. Locally, he has spent time performing in a Jimi Hendrix tribute band, The Regi Hendrix Band, while writing, refining and recording his original material. He has performed with artists such as Greg Howe and Carl Roa, Craig Erickson and Don Mancusso. He is also a featured vocalist on the Jimi Hendrix tribute album, "The Spirit Lives On", where he sings "Bold as Love" and the Gary Moore tribute "Give us Moore" where he sings, "Reach for the sky."
From prestigious stages to mud soaked fields like the one at the beginning of his professional career and six decades in the business, Mr. Velez's journey has included all genres of music including collaborations with artists such as David Bowie, Sir Elton John, Joan Baez, Duran Duran, Slash, Stevie Wonder, Mick Fleetwood, Spyro Gyra and many more.
Mr. Velez is now the driving force behind the creation of "Generation H" his latest musical journey and collaboration with Regi Hendrix (cousin of Jimi) which pays tribute to the music and legacy of Jimi and the greatest musical era of our time.
Tickets are $25; advance purchase is recommended, seating is limited to capacity. The Spire is handicap accessible, public parking is available streetside, and in public lots near the venue. The Greater Plymouth Performing Arts Center, Inc. (GPPAC) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2010, dedicated to performing arts and educational programs, supporting the vibrant arts community in the greater South Shore region. The organization founded The Spire Center for Performing Arts, a town-owned venue to serve as a mecca for the arts, dedicated to showcasing music, theatre and dance performances, and arts education appealing to all generations from across the Southeastern Massachusetts region. For more information, to order tickets online, or to learn more about The Spire, please visit www.spirecenter.org, call (508) 746-4488, or follow Spire Center for Performing Arts on Facebook. Like our page and share with your friends!