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Blind Jacksonville musician seeks coveted spot in tour to honor his music hero

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A Jacksonville musician wants the opportunity to pay tribute to one of his biggest heroes— and you can help him do it.

Conrad Oberg, a 19-year-old multitalented musician who has been legally blind since birth, is vying for a spot on the Experience Hendrix 2014 Tour via a contest on

"Jimi has been one of my biggest music heroes as long as I can remember, and it would mean a lot for me to pay tribute to him," says Oberg.

Fans can see a video of Oberg performing Hendrix's "Foxy Lady" and vote for him by clicking here. The winner will have the chance to perform a song as part of the Experience Hendrix 2014 Tour.

Voting ends at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22.

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