Thursday, April 14, 2011
Prince declares April 23 Purple Day and adds tour date
Prince has declared April 23rd a purple day in Los Angeles for the fourth confirmed date in his Welcome 2 America Live “21 Nite Stand” concert residency in Los Angeles. Tickets for the newly announced show go on sale on Friday, April 15th at 12 pm PT at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. Four shows have been announced thus far including April 14th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, all shows taking place at the world famous Forum. Each show will be a night to remember with special guests to be announced soon. Prince has been joined in other cities by the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Maceo Parker, Graham Central Station, Santana, Cee Lo Green, Cassandra Wilson, and Sheila E. Prince kicked off the Welcome 2 America Live tour in New York with a celebrated six night stand in the New York area which received tremendous acclaim by fans and critics every night. Prince followed up with three intimate nights in Oakland and five special nights in the Carolinas where he performed many of his fan favorite mega-hits which had fans in every market screaming and dancing for more. Citi® is the official credit card of the Welcome 2 America Live tour. Citi® cardmembers will also have access to preferred seats through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. After 100 million albums sold, seven GRAMMY® Awards, a Golden Globe, an Oscar®, and a Webby Award for visionary use of the Internet, the influence of Prince is endless. His chameleon-like image, signature style and constantly evolving sound all echo in the work of two generations of artists across multiple genres. As a songwriter and producer, he has collaborated with legendary artists including Mavis Staples, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Madonna, and Sinead O’Connor. For five decades, Prince has given the world countless musical, entrepreneurial, and spiritual gifts. Love is at the foundation of all he gives: love of God and humanity in the world. Prince Welcome 2 America Live “21 Nite Stand” Los Angeles Dates: Thursday, April 14th The Forum - Los Angeles On Sale: Now Thursday, April 21st The Forum - Los Angeles On Sale: Now Friday, April 22nd The Forum - Los Angeles On Sale: Now Saturday, April 23rd The Forum - Los Angeles On Sale: 4/15 at 12pm Additional dates to be announced soon. For complete ticket and tour information, visit Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.