Nearly six months after his death, pop legend Prince will receive a five-star musical send-off, with Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, John Mayer and others performing at an official tribute concert.
The show, which will take place Oct. 13 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, will also include Chaka Khan, Morris Day & the Time — who were featured prominently in the Prince film “Purple
Prince’s former backing band New Power Generation will also perform, as will members of another of the Purple One’s backup groups, 3rdEyeGirl.
“On Oct. 13, 2016, fans from around the world will have the opportunity to band together and celebrate the remarkable life and music of the legendary Prince at The Official Prince Tribute,” a statement on the venue’s website announced. “Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN will be home to this incredible event which will feature an all-star line up of icons and friends.”
Tickets for the bash go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. CST. with prices ranging from the very Princely $19.99 to the pretty pricey $152.50.
Prince died at his Paisley Park home April 21 at age 57, just days after reportedly being treated for an overdose of the opioid painkiller Percocet. The medical examiner determined that the musician died of an overdose of the opioid painkiller Fentanyl.