Prince is undoubtedly a man of many talents. Singer and songwriter, musician and actor, he has over 30 albums to his name, as well as seven Grammy awards, a Golden Globe, and an Oscar. Prince’s album, Purple
Rain spent an astounding 24 consecutive weeks at Number One on the Billboard 200 chart. In his very first year of eligibility, Prince was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His career spanning more than three decades, Prince is an artist whose music transcends not only cultural differences, but generations, too. With tickets to Prince tour dates worth their weight in gold, fans should check back regularly right here at Eventful, for any and all updates on Prince concerts in your area.
While the star has tried out various stage names (squiggles included) over the years, one thing which has remained constant, is the busy Prince concert schedule. For decades now, Prince tour dates have been some of the most anticipated events on the music calendar, with fans jumping at the opportunity to see their idol perform live. And it’s no wonder really. The talent behind such iconic songs as ‘Purple Rain’, ‘1999’, and ‘The Most Beautiful Girl in the World’, Prince has become one of the most influential artists of all time. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine recognized him as such, placing him in the top 30 of their ‘100 Greatest Artists of All Time’ list and in 2010, he was inducted into the prestigious Grammy Hall of Fame. Interestingly, oftentimes during Prince’s career, his concert schedules would not include any Prince tour dates in the U.S. – a decision which came about after certain records performed better in the European markets. With fans the world over, when new Prince tour dates are announced, tickets are immediately amongst the most sought after on the live music circuit.
Songs written by Prince – for himself and others – number in the hundreds. In addition to those known to the public through record release, it is believed that the star also has hundreds more, locked away in his own personal vault. When he isn’t busy delivering electric performances during those Prince tour dates, the music legend taps into that indisputable wealth of talent, writing songs for others. In the past, this has included the likes of Sinead O’Connor, Chaka Khan and The Bangles to name but a few. In fact, under the pseudonym ‘Christopher’, Prince wrote The Bangles’ hit song, ‘Manic Monday.’
As the star takes to the road again with a new set of Prince tour dates, you’ll want to stay informed as to when he’ll be coming to a venue near you. Don’t miss out—Make Eventful YOUR source for all the latest news and up-to-date information on Prince tour dates in 2011 and beyond.
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