Prince holds open rehearsals at Dakota Jazz Club

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Prince and The New Power Generation are inviting fans to rehearsals at the Dakota Jazz Club this week.

The Star Tribune reports the group Fun rented out Paisley Park to prep for their tour that begins next Wednesday at Roy Wilkins Auditorium, so Prince decided to move the band downtown.

DrFunkenberry.com reportedly broke the news Tuesday and says tickets will be available for rehearsals Wednesday through Friday this week. Here's what they say is on tap:

Wednesday: Soundcheck. A new drummer audition and improvisational music. Also, DJ Rashid will spin new, unreleased music. Tickets are $70.

Thursday: Jam session with an "afterparty vibe." Tickets range from $100-150.

Friday: Surprise performance you don't want to miss. Tickets range from $200-250.

The Current says tickets go on sale at 11 a.m.

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