Prince to be Honored at Tribute Concert in Carnegie Hall


Prince to be Honored at Tribute Concert in Carnegie Hall

The Roots and Talib Kweli are among the stars who will perform at the show.

Published January 4, 2013

The music of Prince will be honored at a special concert at Carnegie Hall in March and The Roots and Talib Kweli will be among those that pay tribute.

The show, the latest in an annual concert series put on by New York entrepreneur Michael Dorf, will raise money for various music education organizations, including Music Unites, the Pinwheel Project and the Center for Arts Education. Past shows have paid tribute to The Rolling Stones, The Who, Joni Mitchell and Elton John among other luminaries.

In addition to Talib Kweli and The Roots, performers at the show who will interpret Prince songs will include the Blind Boys of Alabama, DeVotchKa, Living Colour, Madeleine Peyroux and more. Tickets for the concert, to take place March 7, are available online here. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by Reggie Ugwu


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