Prince will play in September ... in Chicago - Bring Me The News

Prince will play in September ... in Chicago

Prince's September show is back on, but not in St. Paul as previous rumors suggested. Live Nation announced tickets for Prince's Sept. 24 concert in Chicago will go on sale next week.
Author:
Publish date:

Prince's show will go on, just not in St. Paul as previous rumors suggested.

Live Nation announced tickets for the concert will go on sale next week for the Sept. 24 concert titled "Welcome 2 Chicago."

The Huffington Post says the show will be a "residency," where he'll play several shows similar to stints in New York and Los Angeles.

Next Up

Related

Prince reportedly in talks to play St. Paul concert

Minneapolis-born music legend Prince may be coming to St. Paul to play a concert next month. Sources tell MPR News that Prince is in talks with the city to put on a show downtown Sept. 15, but not inside the Xcel Energy Center. The city in a statement wouldn't confirm or deny discussions with the musician.

Dry September parches parts of the state

Last month is among the driest Septembers on record in the Fargo-Moorhead area. The National Weather Service reports the area saw just about a quarter of an inch of rain over the 30 days. Preliminary measurements show that would be the fourth driest. September 1974 had just a little over a tenth of an inch of precipitation for the least amount recorded.

Drought creates September to remember

It sprinkled parts of Minnesota Monday, but this month could be among the driest Septembers ever. Meanwhile, frost will likely put an end to the growing season in northern parts of the state.

Bob Dylan's 'Tempest' due out in September

Bob Dylan's 35th studio album has a title and a release date: Tempest is coming Sept. 11, The Current reports. The release on Columbia Records will coincide with the 50th anniversary of Dylan's first studio album, Bob Dylan.

Twin Cities construction activity leaps in September

There was a big jump in construction activity in the Twin Cities in September, the Business Journal reports, citing figures published by McGraw-Hill Construction. Nonresidential construction in the metro in September totaled $200 million, compared to just $90 million during the same month in 2011. Residential construction totaled $313 million, well above the $123 million in September 2011.

Prince's Revolution reunites for heart health benefit

Prince's band -- minus Prince -- is reuniting for a benefit concert for heart health on Sunday at First Avenue in Minneapolis. MPR says the show is the brainchild of former Prince drummer Bobby Z, who nearly died of a heart attack just over a year ago. Money raised will go to the American Heart Association. Check out MPR's interview with Bobby and some former bandmates.