Prince’s former and most known backing band, ‘The Revolution’, have announced reunion show dates.
They released the following statement:
“Only by playing for you, the fans, can we be Prince’s Revolution. He gives Us 2 oneanother now, as we all start to heal and fill forever emptiness with sound. 2gether, we are The Revolution.”
The band will perform on September 2nd and 3rd in Minneapolis at First Avenue, the club and concert hall made famous by the movie “Purple Rain”. The band promises appearances by Prince friends Andre Cymone and Dez Dickerson, both members of his original band.
A few days after Prince’s death, drummer Bobby Z, bassist Brown Mark, guitarist/vocalist Wendy Melvoin, keyboardist/vocalist Lisa Coleman, and keyboardist Dr. Fink posted a video online saying they planned on playing some shows together and that they would see fans soon.