Music Gear News

At we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Famous Hendrix Stratocaster played on TV show

A famous Fender Stratocaster once used by Jimi Hendrix has been played by Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
Great deals on musical instruments

The Fender Stratocaster electric guitar famously used by Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock has been played on US chat show Jimmy Fallon.

Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd employed the instrument during a performance with The Roots on the programme, reports the official Fender blog FrontRow.

He was loaned the Fender Stratocaster by the Experience Music Project in Seattle, where it is usually displayed.

"It's pretty amazing. It's one of the most legendary guitars in rock history," Shepherd told host Jimmy Fallon.

The blues guitarist is currently participating in the Experience Hendrix tour, which is moving around the US at the moment.

He performed in Baltimore last night (November 11th), with shows planned for the rest of the month in cities such as Columbus, Cincinnati and Detroit.

In a Guitar World list of the best blues guitarists, Shepherd was named in third position, finishing behind the legendary BB King and Eric Clapton.

Superb Value Electric Guitars Available


Posted on 12 Nov 2010 12:30 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News


Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame

10 Oct 2016 16:17

Featuring a number of tracks by their favourite artists, the Stone's latest effort is set for release December 2nd

6 Oct 2016 15:31

Speaking to friend and radio host Eddie Trunk Frehley stated that he would rejoin the band if the offer came his way

30 Sep 2016 15:54

In aid of The Children Hospital Charity, Arctic Monkeys have signed a statue of an elephant to be auctioned off for charity

28 Sep 2016 17:21

Following a tweet on Wednesday, the band revealed a typo error in their previous announcement and have revealed that they will be returning in 2017

28 Sep 2016 11:15

A plaque marking where David Bowie resided whilst he created his revered Berlin album trilogy has been destroyed

21 Sep 2016 16:06

Recent Music News


Builiding on their reputation for developing cutting edge music gear and accessories, Samsons new Z series bring professional audio quality and transparency to the table

20 Oct 2016 17:06

With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.

20 Oct 2016 10:57

His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material

19 Oct 2016 14:37

Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package

18 Oct 2016 15:07

A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218

18 Oct 2016 09:11

Opening a public forum on Facebook, Behringer are looking to make the dream product, catering to their customers every need.

17 Oct 2016 15:36