Prince books new tour in Canada just to taunt us

Categories: The Purple One
SERIOUSLY. What's it gonna take to get the Purple One to play a gig in his hometown?

After wrapping up his "Welcome 2 America" tour, which was actually more like "Welcome 2 New York, New Jersey, and California," Prince announced today that he will steer his magical purple pirate ship (or whatever mode of transport he tours in) toward Canada and skip right over the Twin Cities.

The "Welcome 2 Canada" tour kicks off on the day after Thanksgiving. For those looking to take a road trip, tickets go on sale this Friday, November 4 via Ticketmaster. Wikipedia has set lists for his "Welcome 2 America" shows here.

Prince 2011 Tour Dates:
11/25 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
11/26 -  Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
11/30 - Halifax, NS @ Metro Center
12/02 - Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
12/03 - Ottawa, ON @ Scotiabank Place
12/05 - London, ON @ John Labatt Centre
12/08 - Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
12/11 - Saskatoon, SK @ Credit Union Centre
12/13 - Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
12/16 - Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
12/17 - Victoria, BC @ Save On Foods Memorial Centre

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Its been 2 years. We r due for a show any minute now.


...anyone with presale password?? for Sat Dec 17 show in Victoria at Save On??

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I saw him in November of 2009 at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. Almost missed it!!! He doesn't announce that sort of thing until the day of... Sat in front of Paisley Park for 6 hours and finally got inside and he played for 3 hours. So awesome. I also saw him at the 7/7/07 show at Target Center. That was the last official Prince show in MN. Please come back and do that again!


Does anyone remember the last time he performed in MN? Had to be at least 5 years ago, right?

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