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Prince’s Backing Band, The Revolution, Announces Reunion Shows


Warner Bros. RecordsPrince‘s former backup band, The Revolution, has just announced plans for a set of reunion shows following the iconic singer’s death in April.  

The band will play two shows, one each on September 2 and 3, at the First Avenue & 7th St Entryvenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which Prince and the group helped to make famous.

“When we first spoke to The Revolution, and the conversation turned to a possible reunion, it only seemed natural to bring them to First Avenue — to bring them home,” says First Avenue’s General Manager Nate Kranz on the venue’s website. 

The Revolution, comprised of Wendy MelvoinLisa ColemanBrown MarkDr. Fink and Bobby Z, also made a statement about the forthcoming live event. 

“Only by playing for you, the fans, can we be Prince’s Revolution. He gives Us 2 one another now, as we all heal and fill forever emptiness with sound. 2gether, we are The Revolution,” says the band.

Tickets for both nights go on sale Friday, July 8 at 11:00 a.m. CT.  

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