Prince’s Band The Revolution Announce Reunion Shows

first_imgFor Prince fans in Colorado, don’t miss When Doves Cry – A Special Tribute to Prince this Friday, July 8th, featuring members of The Disco Biscuits, The Motet & more w/ Mikey Thunder at Cervantes’ Masterpiece in Denver, CO. With Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits), Dave Watts (The Motet), Gabriel Mervine (The Motet), Nick Gerlach (Turbo Suit), Marcus Rezak (Stratosphere All-Stars), Nephrok (The Nephrok All-Stars), Cory Baker, Tanya Shylock and Emily Clark all performing, this is going to be a great night of music!Tickets and more information can be found here! Backing the late great Prince from 1979-1986, The Revolution was an integral component to some of The Purple One’s biggest hits. Though the band existed in many forms during that time period, The Revolution rose to fame during the Purple Rain era, and made a name for themselves with some truly classic music.The band’s famed lineup recently told fans that they were going to reunite to celebrate Prince’s life, and the band has made good on their promise. With Wendy, Lisa, Brownmark, Dr. Fink, and Bobby Z. all scheduled to perform, as well as special guests Dez Dickerson and Andre Cymone involved too, the band will hit the famed First Avenue venue on September 2nd and 3rd.The Revolution released a statement, saying, “With profound loss and apocalyptic grief, we, along with the world, mourned Prince upon the news of his passing. After seeing the response outside of First Avenue and around the rest of the world’s monuments, we, as The Revolution – Wendy, Lisa, Brownmark, Dr. Fink, and Bobby Z -­‐ have decided to pay tribute to Prince at home in the city of Minneapolis.”Tickets will go on sale this Friday, July 8th, at 11 AM Central Time. last_img

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