Prince's Band The Revolution Add Long List of New Dates to Tour

by VVN Music

Prince's early band, the Revolution, have greatly expanded their tour of the U.S. playing music from their days together.

Originally only scheduled for five cities plus the Celebration 2017 at Paisley Park, the tour has now grown to 22 cities and 26 performances with additional dates expected.

Participating in the tour are:
  • Wendy Melvoin (guitar) - Played with The Revolution from 1983 to 1986.
  • Lisa Coleman (keyboards, piano) - Played with The Revolution from 1980 to 1986. Wendy and Lisa went on to record six albums and EPs together along with becoming indemand composers for movies and TV.
  • Brown Mark (bass) - Played with The Revolution from 1982 to 1986. He later recorded as a solo artist and in Mazarati.
  • Bobby Z (drums, percussion) - Played with the Revolution from 1979 to 1986. After, he produced for Boy George and Wendy & Lisa along with recording his own album. 
  • Dr. Fink (keyboards) - Played with The Revolution from 1979 to 1986. After the breakup of The Revolution, he continued to play with Prince through the early version of The New Power Generation. From the early-90's on, he worked in his own studio, writing music for video games and a 2001 album, Ultrasound
The dates:
  • 04/21 - Chanhassen, MN - Paisley Park (Celebration 2017)
  • 04/23 - Chicago, IL - Metro / Smart Bar
  • 04/24 - Chicago, IL - Metro / Smart Bar
  • 04/27 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore Silver Spring
  • 04/28 - New York, NY - B.B. King Blues Club
  • 04/29 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre Of Living Arts 
  • 04/30 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre Of Living Arts 
  • 05/03 - New York, NY - Webster Hall
  • 05/04 - Port Chester, NY - Capitol Theatre
  • 05/12 - Madison, WI - Barrymore Theatre
  • 05/14 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue
  • 05/16 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart’s
  • 05/18 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
  • 05/20 - Detroit, MI - Majestic Theater
  • 05/21 - Toronto, Ont - Phoenix Theatre
  • 06/14 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
  • 06/15 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
  • 06/16 - San Antonio, TX - The Aztec Theater
  • 06/17 - Austin, TX - ACL Live
  • 06/21 - Las Vegas, NV - Brooklyn Bowl
  • 06/22 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
  • 06/23 - Los Angeles, CA - Wiltern
  • 07/12 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
  • 07/13 - Reno, NV - Artown
  • 07/14 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
  • 07/15 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox

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