This 11th of May, will see the 11th anniversary of Noel Reddings passing.
As the original Bass player with The Jimi Hendrix Experience Noel’s contribution to rock n roll will echo throughout musical history.
Outside the Rock n roll world Noel’s impact on his adopted home of West Cork was as monumental as it was on the international stage. To this day his musical legacy continues in Clonakilty through the festivals he helped to inspire and the abundance of musical talent that he fostered and attracted to the locality.
And so over the course of the weekend of the 8th -11th of May the town of Clonakilty will celebrate the life and career of Noel Redding as he would have wanted himself, through music, from the rock n’ roll of the 50s and 60s that influenced him to the sounds with which he helped influence the entire world, changing the face of popular culture and music forever as one third of the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Le Mile Buiochas Noel & ‘goodnight & g’ud luck’
Always the highlight of the Noel Redding Experience Noels pals -young and old get together to remember the man through stories and song.
John Fitzgerald & Les Samson form the core of a house band with a revolving cast of musicians young and old