Prince

Celebrating the life, music and legacy of Prince. This coverage is made possible in part by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Prince debuts new single “RNR Affair”


With just over a week left until the launch of his Welcome 2 Chicago residency, Prince is working the national media circuit today. He was a guest on talk show The View this morning (coincidentally, on the same episode that featured former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura), chatting up Barbara Walters and the show’s other hosts […]

Prince’s St. Paul concert postponed indefinitely


A few days ago, news leaked that the City of St. Paul was in talks with Prince to produce a day-long event, tentatively slated for September 15. But after a few days of speculation, we have learned today that the event will not be happening after all. “We would love to host another great concert […]

Prince working with city of St. Paul to book outdoor show


Strong rumors are swirling today that the city of St. Paul is in talks with Prince to produce an outdoor event, and that it’s tentatively scheduled for September 15. It’s likely it won’t happen at Harriet Island or the Xcel, but in total Prince fashion, the city and Prince are exploring unique sites, including a […]

Liars’ Aaron Hemphill gets Prince tattoo backstage at First Ave


It’s not unusual for bands to request special drinks, food, or other accommodations be made available to them backstage while they are playing a show. But last night at First Avenue, Liars co-founder Aaron Hemphill made one big request: That a tattoo artist be sent backstage to tattoo Prince’s glyph on his finger before the […]

Photos: The Revolution at First Avenue


A very sold-out First Avenue surged with the buzzing energy of history being made as Prince’s best-known backing band, The Revolution, reunited to play a nearly two-hour set. Read our full review here. ALL PHOTOS BY BEN CLARK.

The tale of a visit to Paisley Park...


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"Isn't the sky beautiful tonight?" asked Prince as he welcomed me warmly into his Paisley Park studio complex in Chanhassen on a warm May evening.