Brother Of JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE Bassist Noel Redding To Open Art Show Saturday

May 3, 2013, 2 years ago

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According to Kentonline.co.uk, the brother of JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE bassist Noel Redding will open an art show dedicated to the late rock star. The Noel Redding Exhibition at Folkestone will feature 60 paintings, collages and montages, as well as sculptures. It will be formally opened by Anthony Redding, 70, of Jefferstone Lane, St Mary’s Bay, on Saturday. Anthony Redding, brother of Jimi Hendrix bassist Noel Redding Redding told the Kentish Express: “It will obviously bring back a lot of memories for me.
“I used to practice guitar with Noel when we were kids. He started playing guitar from the age of 10 and he would say: ‘Mum, I’m going to be famous’.” The exhibition, at the Sassoon Gallery at Folkestone Library, Grace Hill, continues until May 18. It is being held around the 10th anniversary of Noel’s death. It will feature work commemorating Noel and the band by Stephen McCarthy, Chris Bone, John Sims and Joe Beach. Among those attending will be Bill Regan, who was a stand-in drummer when the Experience played an impromptu gig just down the road at the Hillside Club in 1966. Read more at Kentonline.co.uk.

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