The Purple One himself, Prince will be honored at Carnegie Hall on March 7th. A host of over 20 artists will join the royal badass to pay tribute to his music. From the likes of Bilal, Talib Kewli, DâAngelo and The Roots joining Elvis Costello, Blind Boys of Alabama and even comedienne, Maya Rudolph, all will come to pay tribute to the legendary music of Prince.
This concert is a part of a series presented by Knitting Factory founder, Michael Dorf which has included tributes to R.E.M, Elton John and the Rolling Stones. The benefit concert series provides funding for music education and other beneficiaries for the Prince edition include Grammy In Schools, The Center for Arts Education, The American Symphony Orchestra and Young Audiences New York.
When asked why Prince was chosen for this year’s tribute, here’s what Dorf had to say:
Prince is one of the most prolific songwriters in my collection, and he makes my Top 10 when I think about the artists who have truly shaped modern music.
Tickets can be purchased on the eventâs website at carnegieprince.com and at the Carnegie Hall box office at 881 7th Avenue in New York City.
In addition to the this tribute news along with the launching of a new website, 3rdeyegirl.com, it seems as though his majesty is back to his old tricks again!