November 29, 2016 10:41 am

Prince’s Paisley Park to honour his life with four-day celebration

Prince performing on stage - Purple Rain Tour.

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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 from April 20 – 23 on 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.

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“Bringing together musicians, creative personnel, special guests and friends who worked closest with Prince and knew him best, these four days will feature live music, panel discussions and presentations on Prince’s tremendous talent, influence and importance as a composer, musician, producer, live performer and filmmaker,” Celebration 2017 organizers wrote.

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.

Paisley Park officially opened as a museum dedicated to Prince on Oct. 28, the same day the mayor of Chanhassen declared Paisley Park Day in the Minnesota city.

Prince died April 21 of an accidental overdose at Paisley Park, his home and recording complex in suburban Minneapolis.

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