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Paisley Park Celebration to Mark First Anniversary of Prince’s Death


Sherry Rayn Barnett /Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesThe life of Prince will be celebrated with a special four-day event marking the first anniversary of his death.

Celebration 2017 will be held April 20-23, 2017, at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

“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,” event producers said in a statement.

Artists participating in Celebration 2017 include Prince’s former backup band The Revolution, Morris Day and The Time and members of other Prince bands — The New Power Generation and 3RDEYEGIRL.

Four-day $999 VIP and $499 general-admission passes are now available on the Paisley Park website. VIP tickets include priority concert seating, parking, photo and autograph sessions, merchandise and food. Individual day passes will not be sold.

Paisley Park officially opened to visitors in October, and starting this Thursday, December 1, the tours will be expanded with new fan experiences.

Prince passed away April 21, 2016, at Paisley Park. He was 57 years old. 

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