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Prince’s band The Revolution expand US reunion tour

A full run of dates for the Purple Rain-era lineup

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    After reforming to honor their late founder, PrinceThe Revolution announced a short run of spring concert dates. Now, that trek has expanded into a full-blown reunion tour stretching into the summer.

    The band consists of guitarist Wendy Melvoin, bassist Brown Mark (Mark Brown), drummer Bobby Z (Robert Rivkin) and keyboardists Matt Fink and Lisa Coleman, known for playing on such albums as 1984’s Purple Rain and 1982’s 1999. They’ll kick off the 24-date trek on April 21st with a performance at Prince’s own Paisley Park for Celebration 2017. They’ll then play a smattering of shows from then through July 15th, including stops at New York’s Webster Hall, Detroit’s Majestic Theater, and ACL Live in Austin.

    “When we played those [first three reunion] shows, I choked up every single night,” Brown Mark said in a statement. “But now, I’m past that stage of it — now I’m looking at my happy times, remembering being a kid, joining this huge band and starting out a journey in my life I did not ever expect.”

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    Find The Revolution’s full itinerary below.

    The Revolution 2017 Tour Dates:
    04/21 – Minneapolis, MN @ Celebration 2017 at Paisley Park
    04/23 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
    04/24 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
    04/27 – Washington, DC @ The Fillmore Silver Spring
    04/28 – New York, NY @ B.B. King’s
    04/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
    04/30 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
    05/3 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
    05/4 – Port Chester, NY @ Capitol Theatre
    05/12 – Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theatre
    05/14 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
    05/16 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
    05/18 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
    05/20 – Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theater
    05/21 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Theatre
    06/14 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
    06/15 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
    06/16 – San Antonio, TX @ The Aztec Theater
    06/17 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live
    06/21 – Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl
    06/22 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
    06/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern
    07/12 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
    07/15 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox

    Watch The Revolution perform “Purple Rain” at one of their 2016 reunion shows:

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