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UPDATED: The Revolution announce tour dates

The Revolution have announced four late-April tour dates in major U.S. cities. The shows — in Chicago (Metro, April 23), D.C. (Fillmore Silver Spring, April 27), New York City (B.B. King’s, April 28), and Philadelphia (Theatre of Living Arts, April 29) — will follow the band’s scheduled performance at the Paisley Park Celebration (April 20-23). The […]

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The Revolution say goodbye (for now) to First Avenue, with third epic show

I was eight years old when Purple Rain came out, and it didn’t seem strange to me that Prince was from Minnesota. Everyone important, it seemed, was from Minnesota. Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz. Future president (or so we thought) Walter Mondale. Herb Brooks. Why wouldn’t Prince’s purple house be in Chanhassen? Of course, I later learned, it was highly unusual for […]

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The Revolution, in wake of Prince’s death, announce reunion

In the wake of Prince’s death at age 57, the Revolution have announced a reunion. “We have decided, after spending three or four days now grieving over the loss of Prince, that we would like to come out and do some shows,” says Wendy Melvoin in a video shared by Revolution bassist Brown Mark. No […]

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