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 brings out Bobby Z, thanks hometown fans at uneven Myth show


  After years of multi-night stands at other big cities in the U.S. Prince has recently rekindled his mercurial love affair with his hometown, starting with his six-show stand at the Dakota back in January and ramping up to a surprise two-show engagement at the Myth on Saturday night. Many area fans initially balked at…

2 ways to see Prince at Myth on May 25


U know U want 2. U want 2 see Prince at Myth on May 25th. But how? The Current has you covered with giveaways and all the details on the new ticket pricing.

Prince returns to the Twin Cities for two shows May 25


  Prince fans, rejoice! Prince is returning to the metro area for two shows — on the same day — at Myth Live, May 25th, 2013. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, May 4th at noon on the MythLive website and eTix. Tickets are $259 a pop, a price tag that’s already resulting in some…

Is Prince’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ remake legit?


  Over the past few months, Prince’s Paisley Park has been a beehive of activity, and he seems to be working in multiple dimensions—developing both a stripped down, rough and tumble live rock sound with 3rd Eye Girl while at the same time creating his own James Brown-style horn-driven revue with the 20-piece band he…

Prince channels James Brown at marathon SXSW show


Is it possible for the best guitarist in the world to put on a mind-blowingly awesome show… without touching a guitar? Yes, as Saturday night Prince led his 20-piece band through three hours of music (including quite a few covers and a couple hits), yet the Purple One left all the guitar duties to 3rd…

Prince and 3rdEyeGirl release new single ‘Live Out Loud’


  Are you keeping up with all this? As promised, 2013 is shaping up to be a busy year for Prince and his new bandmates. In the past few weeks alone the Purple One has appeared on the Grammys, released a series of demo songs and videos via the new 3rdEyeGirl site, and announced a…

Prince releases smooth R&B jam ‘Breakfast Can Wait’


Another week, another mysterious new online offering from Prince. On the heels of his six-show run at the Dakota and the release of his new single, “Screwdriver,” comes another website from the Purple camp, this time under the 3rd Eye Girl banner. The site is selling downloads of four tracks: the previously released “Screwdriver,” remixes…