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Detroit Symphony Orchestra to perform Prince tribute at Meadow Brook

August 25 concert will be conducted by Brent Havens

2016: Music icon Prince, 57, is found dead at Paisley Park, his Chanhassen, Minnesota, mansion and recording studio. The cause of death was later revealed as an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl. Born Prince Rogers Nelson in Minneapolis,
2016: Music icon Prince, 57, is found dead at Paisley Park, his Chanhassen, Minnesota, mansion and recording studio. The cause of death was later revealed as an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl. Born Prince Rogers Nelson in Minneapolis, (John Sciulli/Getty Images for Samsung)

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform a tribute concern to Prince later this month at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre in Rochester Hills.

The Music of Prince is a symphonic tribute to the late rock and R&B virtuoso. Conducted by Brent Havens and featuring a full rock band fronted by guitarist and vocalist Marshall Charloff, the DSO will tackle a variety of funky purple hits: “Little Red Corvette,” “1999,” “Raspberry Beret,” and more.

The concert takes place Friday, August 25 at 8 p.m. at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre (234 Festival Drive, Rochester, MI).

Tickets for The Music of Prince begin at $20 for the general admission lawn and $25 for assigned pavilion seating.

Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling the Palace Entertainment box office at (248) 377-0154.


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