Watch Prince’s Revolution Perform for Minneapolis Reunion

Prince's band made a return to Minneapolis.

By Hayden Wright

Some of Prince’s best-loved albums and singles were recorded under the banner “Prince and the Revolution,” a band whose ranks included 16 different musicians through the years. The Revolution was a breeding ground for Prince to nurture talent and bolster his own compositions with incredible musicianship—as well as a collective of friends and sometimes, lovers.

Related: Apollonia Appears at ‘Purple Rain’ Celebration

Since Prince’s death, the Revolution has shunned the stage for major tributes (despite, presumably, many opportunities to perform) but they reunited in Minneapolis last night. In the first of three scheduled shows, the band performed favorites like “Purple Rain,” “Raspberry Beret” and “The Beautiful Ones.” Fans on the ground at the local club called First Avenue shared footage from the reunion on social media.

The tribute will continue with shows on September 2 and 3.

Watch clips from the reunion engagement here:

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From Radio.com

7 Insane Musical Christmas Light Displays
Staryboy Drip Pan
15 Great Country/Non-Country Duets

Listen Live