In the wake of Prince’s passing, the music legend’s original backing band, The Revolution, announced their intentions to reunite in his honor. Today, the band confirmed a pair of shows at Minneapolis’ First Avenue Mainroom for September 2nd and 3rd.
The reunited lineup boasts original members Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Bobby Z., Brown Mark, and Matt Fink along with Dez Dickerson and André Cymone.
The Revolution came together in 1979 prior to Prince recording his self-titled sophomore album. However, they didn’t appear on a record with their leader until 1982’s 1999. They went through many lineup changes over the years before officially breaking up in 1986.
Tickets to the reunion shows go on sale Friday, July 8th.
The Revolution 2016 Tour Dates:
09/02 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
09/03 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue