Report: Prince will not play St. Paul concert

The City of St. Paul says Prince will not perform in September despite the rumors spreading last week. A St. Paul official says the concert has been postponed indefinitely.
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The Current has learned that Prince will not play in St. Paul after all. The concert rumored to happen on September 15 has been postponed indefinitely, according to Joe Spencer, Director of Arts & Culture at the St. Paul mayor's office.

Last week, there was major speculation the artist and the City of St. Paul were in talks regarding a performance somewhere other than the Xcel Energy Center.

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