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    Default Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    Guys guys guys guys guys guys guys from this forum thread. http://prince.org/msg/12/394370

    I can confirm he's playing smaller venues (1,000 capacity-ish) and tix are going to be pricey. He's playing 4 shows April 30th/May 1st (2 shows per night) in Arizona. I haven't confirmed exact venue but I'm almost sure it's the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, AZ. Once I confirm venue, I'll post again.
    Ok I've been informed of a few more details. The plan as of right now (and you know it could change at any moment) is to play 5 markets: Tempe, AZ (Marquee Theatre), Las Vegas, San Francisco, Portland, OR (Crystal Ballroom), and Seattle, WA (Neumos). Not sure of Vegas and San Fran venues yet. That's all I know now folks!! Should be awesome!! I hope he brings that Friday Dakota Show on the road b/c that would just f--king rule!
    Sorry I can't reveal my source but let's just say it's extremely reliable. I know you really have no reason to believe me, but I wouldn't post info like this just to get everyone riled up. I've been a member since 2004 and I take info like this seriously. I depend on this site for info like this myself so when I became aware of those concert locations, I felt it my duty to share. I don't have anymore details now. Of course things could change at a moment's notice but from what I hear, plans are being finalized for those 5 locations now.
    all from the same guy

    WHOA. those locations look suspicious as fuck to me.

    Anybody want to speculate/cream yourselves over the possibility with me? I know I should definitely not get my hopes up, but if anyone was going to get late added for a second time it would be Prince.

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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    On the episode of Jimmy Fallon where Prince was the music guest, Fallon stated that Prince will be starting a west coast tour mid-April.

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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    Correctomundo

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    I really have no expectations of him being a late add. I'm just hoping his SF dates do not coincide with Coachella.

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    There'a couple dates in Europe later this summer already announced. My they announce something after SXSW this week if he plays.

    Is there even room in the schedule to add in another 90 minutes on the main/outdoor?

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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    Phx -> Prince?

    lololololol

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    I mean, it wouldn't be the first time Prince has been announced to be playing Coachella at a late date. But I have to agree (ugh) with Bumblebee on this one. I don't get where they'd even fit it in.
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    Wow. This is starting to look a little more legitimate. Faxman posted in the General Phoenix Area Shows thread yesterday that a friend of his who works at the Marquee intimated that Prince would be playing 2 nights at the Marquee soon.
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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    OK, I just got giddy reading this.

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    This could explain why that Phoenix show in Vegas I had tickets to ended up getting inexplicably cancelled; maybe they preempted the venue for Prince.
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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    Wait wait wait...

    Prince at the fucking Marquee?
    fuck.

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    $200 bucks a pop apparently.
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    I guess it was recently confirmed (today?) that Prince will be playing SXSW this Saturday.
    http://www.austinchronicle.com/blogs...aturday-night/

    According to this site, he'll be playing with a 22-piece band.

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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    This neeeeeeeeeeds to get added. I would cry with happiness

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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    As Robin said, I would love for him to be added but I'm not going to get my hopes up (it also just adds one more major conflict to an already conflict-strewn day). It would be fun to go to one of these shows but I have a feeling I'll be priced out if they are all around $200 a ticket plus travel costs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GuyInTucson View Post
    Wait wait wait...

    Prince at the fucking Marquee?
    That is insane. I just saw friggen Matt & Kim there over the weekend. Whoa.

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    I'm I the only one anticipating relatively non-hit shows for this run? Plus the early/late shows also mean he may limit his amount of singing.

    I'll still strongly consider going if the club dates line up for me.

    Why no LA?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robin View Post
    I really have no expectations of him being a late add. I'm just hoping his SF dates do not coincide with Coachella.
    Yeah Im right there with you Robin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GuyInTucson View Post
    Wait wait wait...

    Prince at the fucking Marquee?
    This just doesn't work. At all.

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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post

    Why no LA?
    That's the question, isn't it.

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    Because Prince does whatever the fuck Prince wants.
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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    ALL I KNOW IS IF PRINCE IS PLAYING THE FILLMORE, IM CALLING ISRAEL, CARA!!!! PREPARE FOR BEERS WITH ISRAEL PART 2 for free tickets to see the Purple One . I'm not saying Prince is playing the Fillmore but Israel was talking about the time Prince did played the Fillmore because Prince likes the Fillmore...... PRINCE DOES WHAT HE WANTS
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    Sparks @ Ace Hotel 02/14/15
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    Prince at Neumos??? Just saw Thai &tgdsd last week there! Would be AMAZING!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    ALL I KNOW IS IF PRINCE IS PLAYING THE FILLMORE, IM CALLING ISRAEL, CARA!!!! PREPARE FOR BEERS WITH ISRAEL PART 2 for free tickets to see the Purple One . I'm not saying Prince is playing the Fillmore but Israel was talking about the time Prince did played the Fillmore because Prince likes the Fillmore...... PRINCE DOES WHAT HE WANTS
    I live a block from the fillmore, that would be freaking Awesome. Pre-Party at my house! lol

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    Would there have to be an LA date exclusion even if Coachella is already sold out? Maybe he just has something different planned for LA that is non-Coachella related.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Propellerpete View Post
    Prince at Neumos??? Just saw Thai &tgdsd last week there! Would be AMAZING!!!!!
    lol... Thai.

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    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    ALL I KNOW IS IF PRINCE IS PLAYING THE FILLMORE, IM CALLING ISRAEL, CARA!!!! PREPARE FOR BEERS WITH ISRAEL PART 2 for free tickets to see the Purple One . I'm not saying Prince is playing the Fillmore but Israel was talking about the time Prince did played the Fillmore because Prince likes the Fillmore...... PRINCE DOES WHAT HE WANTS
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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    I can't find any dates yet, can u? The official site is sort of like that damn DP site. Not much there ... cr****
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    Quote Originally Posted by travelfan View Post
    Would there have to be an LA date exclusion even if Coachella is already sold out? Maybe he just has something different planned for LA that is non-Coachella related.
    They're waiting to see if the Lakers make the playoffs along with the Clippers and Kings. If so, the Staples scheduling would be a cluster fuck and it would be almost impossible to schedule a date there.
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    Default Re: Prince West Coast Tour 2013

    Doesn't he prefer the Forum these days?

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