Seattle, Washington: Bronze Statue of Jimi Hendrix

Rock guitar legend in bronze, frozen kneeling in mid-shred along the sidewalk.
1618 Broadway, Seattle, WA
East side of Broadway, just north of Pine St., in front of the offices of AEI Music Network.
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Jimi Hendrix Statue

Check out the bronze Jimi Hendrix statue (he's rockin' out on his guitar) on Capitol Hill near downtown Seattle. It's on the east side of Broadway north of intersection with Pike Street. Also further north on Broadway are bronze dance-steps in the sidewalk. There are some on both sides of the street, if you search around a little.

[Krista Holley, 01/05/1999]

Jimi was unveiled in January 1997 in a veil of "purple haze" (colored smoke). There's been talk for years of moving him to Seattle's Jimi Hendrix Park, but he's stayed put thus far.

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