Prince Almost Throws Down With Local Musicians

Wow.  Funk legend Prince showed up in his hometown of Minneapolis last Friday night at First Avenue, where the best rock & roll movie of all time, “Purple Rain” was filmed and released almost 26 years ago. 

A band of local musicians called GAYNGS was playing there and Prince was getting the itch to play.  So much so, he brought his own guitar, but decided “They don’t need me” and did not take the stage. 

Prince is still rocking the no-makeup look and it is nice to see the brother smile.  We have been hearing he has been having a few good reasons to smile lately.

Check out the photos from that night HERE!!!!!!!!!!

He’s still rocking the heels right?  Or are we getting some flat footed funk from the purple one?-Dr.FB

P.S. thanks to Douglas for the tip.



  • Michael...
    Posted at 06:23h, 02 June

    Is that what passes for looking good these days? Good for a blowfish maybe.

  • LadyFingers607
    Posted at 01:17h, 21 May

    That’s most definitely Prince. Thanks for the pics Doc.

  • CfromtheD
    Posted at 11:22h, 20 May

    Prince is looking great! With or without makeup this man is fine! Love seeing the sweetness of his smile. Dr. FB, thanks for posting the pics, much appreciated. Now as soon as you hear about a US tour, please let us know!! I’m itchin to see him in concert!!

  • bigtallwall
    Posted at 01:51h, 20 May

    being a life long Prince fan I’ll say this, That is NOT PRINCE!
    Look at the nose, this brutha has a huge nose. No makeup old wrinkly hands Michelin man looking ,why u big, your just fat whoever started this fake imposter lookin. Some old guy that looks like Prince, and u all fell for it!

  • wondaland1stave
    Posted at 01:28h, 20 May

    He walked in with a tall beautiful brunette and she was wearing that same white hat! WOW I almost peed my pants when i saw him pass by!!!!!!!!!!

  • Hotthang319
    Posted at 15:35h, 19 May

    Hey Mac Daddy (Prince), let us know when u start itchin again and we’ll be there 4u to scratch it!!! Thanks Dr. for the 411!

  • Mirri
    Posted at 06:24h, 19 May

    Thanx Doc 🙂

    Makes me happy 2 c Prince smiling 🙂 He looks GR8

    Shakin’ Arras Arras

  • douglas
    Posted at 04:03h, 19 May

    looks like 2 new pics up……man, he looked so ready to get up there………not sure which is cooler, him going up there or him not going up there…..thanks for the nod Doc!

  • Brenda Hudson
    Posted at 20:33h, 18 May

    i love to see Prince in his natural state …..he makes me so warm inside, luvmesumprince

  • Paradise Nubien
    Posted at 19:01h, 18 May

    Thanks Doc. for sharing w/us.
    As for the P man, he looks nice, cool, happie and relaxed. Nice to see him smile like that again.

  • DnZ
    Posted at 17:42h, 18 May

    Prince is the best!!!!
    See you in France and Belgium in July

  • iPFL
    Posted at 15:18h, 18 May

    “no make-up” … no wonder I thought the pics looks “different”, thanks doc …

  • Controversy12
    Posted at 14:58h, 18 May

    Hey Doc … thanks for the nod … I still check you out everyday and follow you on Twitter … your site is my #1 choice for all entertainment news

  • Chocolate_Box777
    Posted at 11:35h, 18 May

    Good to see Prince coming back out again. He looks at peace with himself fresh & rejuvenated. What is? “We have been hearing he has been having a few good reasons to smile lately”. What’s the news on that Doctor?

  • LexAve456
    Posted at 10:45h, 18 May

    That’s mad cool right there. Prince supporting local talent is a great thing and it’s cool to see him without makeup.

  • Georgie
    Posted at 08:31h, 18 May

    Thanks Doc, I looooove Prince news! He looks too fabulous! Nice bit of promo for Gayngs, I just listened to Faded High, it’s very nice 🙂

  • drfunkenberry
    Posted at 07:31h, 18 May

    Good to see you again controversy12. Been missing your comments.


  • controversy12
    Posted at 07:14h, 18 May

    It’s good to see Prince out and about. thanks for the link doc .. the pics are cool.

  • justmemuchlove
    Posted at 05:01h, 18 May

    See Yo Master (yep true)
    Prince I love you

  • Zoe (via Facebook Connection)
    Posted at 04:47h, 18 May

    Man, he’s fine.

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