Minneapolis Is About to Honor Prince in a Major Way

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 28:  ***EXCLUSIVE***  Musician Prince performs his first of three shows onstage during "One Night... Three Venues" hosted by Prince and Lotusflow3r.com held at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on March 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images for Lotusflow3r.com)

Minneapolis Is About to Honor Prince in a Major Way

The Purple One's hometown has something huge in the works.

Published July 30, 2016

Minneapolis is remembering their hometown hero, Prince, in a huge way by throwing a tribute concert in his honor. In a joint statement to the Associated Press, the Purple One's family confirmed the exciting news.

"We are excited for the opportunity to bring everyone together for the official family celebration of Prince's life, music and legacy, and there is no better place to do it than his hometown of Minneapolis," they said. "We are honored by the artists who will pay tribute and grateful to those that have worked so hard to make this celebration possible."

The family also confirmed that the concert will take place on October 13, 2016, at the U.S. Bank Stadium, and tickets will go on sale in August, with performance announcements being made in the days following.

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Written by Moriba Cummings

(Photo: Kristian Dowling/Getty Images for Lotusflow3r.com)


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