New venue added to this year's Prince celebration ... Target Center

It's part of Celebration 2018, the annual celebration of Prince.

What's happening?

Paisley Park Museum, which is behind the annual event honoring Prince's life, has announced a new venue for this year's festival: Target Center.

Celebration 2018 has announced a special concert headlined by Prince on April 21.

Headlining? But he' know

Yes, everybody knows, we'll explain.

The concert will take place on the two year anniversary of Prince's death and will featured "newly remastered and never before released audio and video" of the Purple One on an 18-33ft big screen inside the arena.

This footage will be accompanied by a "super-group of musicians" who performed alongside Prince during his career, so there will be an element of live music to go with the unseen clips of Prince.

This seems like a gamble

Paisley Park hosted its first annual Prince celebration at the Chanhassen studios last April and it did manage to attract fans from outside of Minnesota.

The Pioneer Press estimated around 2,000 from around the world came to the Twin Cities for the festival, though some complained of the steep ticket prices when they got here.

With Target Center having a capacity of 18,500, there are a whole lot more seats to fill so it sounds like Paisley Park is hoping that Minnesotans will be enticed by the prospect of new Prince footage.

"With the event, Paisley Park looks to welcome even more of the passionate Prince fan community into a live music event celebrating his iconic artistry and the hit songs that captivated generations of fans," the press release says.

How do I get tickets?

Tickets will go on sale at the Target Center box office at 10 a.m. on Saturday, online at or by calling 888-9-AXS-TIX.

It's not the cheapest though, they range in price between $39-$199.

Aside from the Target Center event, Celebration 2018 will mostly be held at Paisley Park and will run from Apr. 18-22.

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