Paisley Park to host 2017 celebration of Prince’s life

Fans embrace by a makeshift memorial outside Paisley Park, the home of singer Prince, on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Chanhassen, Minn. The singer died Thursday at the age of 57. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Fans embrace by a makeshift memorial outside Paisley Park, the home of singer Prince, on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Chanhassen, Minn. The singer died Thursday at the age of 57. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

CHANHASSESN, Minn. (AP) — Prince’s Paisley Park will host a four-day celebration of the “Purple Rain” megastar’s life next year.

The event, “Celebration 2017,” will be held April 20-23 during the anniversary of his death. Bands scheduled to perform include The Revolution, Morris Day and The Time, and members of the New Power Generation and 3RDEYEGIRL.

Four-day VIP and general admission passes are available online. General admission tickets cost $499 and include up to five hours of event programming each day, including access to four concerts. VIP tickets cost $999 and include on-site parking, photo and autograph opportunities and a meal pass.

Prince died April 21 of an accidental overdose at Paisley Park, his home and recording complex in suburban Minneapolis. Paisley Park opened as a museum last month.

 

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