UPDATE: TOUR POSTPONED! New PRINCE Tour Announced! Prince Spotlight: Piano & A Microphone! UPDATE! TOUR POSTPONED!

UPDATE: TOUR POSTPONED! New PRINCE Tour Announced! Prince Spotlight: Piano & A Microphone! UPDATE! TOUR POSTPONED!

Prince Photo: Nandy McClean Copyright NPGRECORDS 2015

UPDATE: THE PRINCE TOUR HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE TRAGIC EVENTS IN PARIS. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE BY THE TOUR PROMOTER AND THE TOUR’S 1ST STOP IN VIENNA WITH THE VENUE RELEASING THE STATEMENT BELOW.

Tour Postponed Wiener Konzerthaus Austria, Vienna Venue

Prince is set to embark on a tour of 16 cities in 11 countries in less than a month! 

The tour is entitled: Prince Spotlight: Piano & A Microphone

The first date will take place in Vienna November 21st (Konzerthaus of Vienna) and end December 22nd in Brussels (Royal Circus.) Another “confirmed” date is Teatro Liceo in Barcelona December 13th.

 

UPDATE: On sale of Prince – Piano & A Microphone tour has been postponed & will not be going ahead at 10am this morning (13TH Friday November. More details to follow.

The countries will include:

U.K.
Vienna, Konzerthaus Nov.24th, 2015
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 27/11 2 shows!
London Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Sunday 29 November 2 shows! t
Birmingham Symphony Hall, Tuesday 1 December 2 shows!
Switzerland
Italy December 15th
Germany
Austria
France
Denmark
Belgium
Spain

UPDATE: On sale of Prince – Piano & A Microphone tour has been postponed & will not be going ahead at 10am this morning (13TH Friday November. More details to follow.

A new interview on an Italian site debuted early Wednesday morning (late Tuesday evening in the U.S.) You can access the interview here.

2 dates in Denmark, 1 in Sweden, and 1 in Norway. In Britain, 4 dates: Glasgow, Birmingham, London and Liverpool. There will be at least one each in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, France, Austria, Belgium and Spain. The story was first broken HERE.

According to the promoter, it is the first time in 37 years Prince has embarked on a tour like this. Also, not all dates have been signed so there might be some changes where dates are added or changed. The promoter is Doctor Music (a distant cousin on our Aunt’s side of the family.) and Danish Promoter’s ICO.

“Why do this now? For several reasons. For starters it is a challenge. I do not want to have bad reviews, but not back to what I’m sure I can do because I’ve done for 30 years. You have to try new things. With the piano it is more naked, more pure. You can see exactly what you get. “Prince

Prince has just released HITNRUN Phase one in September and 3 albums in the past year (Art Official Age, PLECTRUMELECTRUM) along with an exclusive deal with Tidal Music that has been seeing his extensive catalog on display for the Jay Z run streaming service.

When we have more info, confirmed dates, sale dates, will update U here and on social media platforms.

Thanks to the #purplearmy for their patience over the weekend as I hinted on Twitter about the tour but couldn’t give exact details as it had to be one of the journalists who attended the Paisley Park event this weekend to break the story.-DocFB

Diagnosis: We will be bringing back the PRINCE Spreecast during the tour. U can access it here and join us live on November 25th (tentative) and be on camera and who knows what other surprises will be in store!

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41 Comments
  • Annie
    Posted at 22:46h, 09 November

    Come to Aotearoa New Zealand!

  • Sugar L
    Posted at 17:16h, 09 November

    So Much Going On & SO Hard 2 Keep Up. But, There’s Work 2 Do. This Concert Is A Dream Manifested 2 Reality 4 MANY (Myself Included) & If He Were 2 Perform “One Nite Alone”, I’d Die A Beautiful Death, Even If I Weren’t There 2 Hear It. Be Blessed, Europe (Not Gonna Lie, U Can Weigh My Sighs Right Now & Don’t Turn My Frown Upside Down…It’s Flaccid!)! Truly, The Beautiful Experience 😉 LOVE~<3

  • Michelle Prudden
    Posted at 15:35h, 09 November

    Please notify me if coming to the US!

  • Nita kahlon
    Posted at 14:39h, 09 November

    Pls give dates in uk and amsterdam asap.
    Thx

  • petra
    Posted at 14:24h, 09 November

    Prince in majestic Carré Amsterdam sounds great. Waiting for news on date and tickets!

  • Christian
    Posted at 12:22h, 09 November

    Does anyone know what dates the UK shows are likely to be please?

  • Kelly
    Posted at 12:06h, 09 November

    When is Prince coming back to Australia?

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  • HELEN MCLENAGHAN
    Posted at 11:14h, 09 November

    any idea where and when we can get tickets from

  • Prince’s rumored new tour will be ‘more naked, more pure’ with just a piano - BringMeTheNews.com
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  • John
    Posted at 07:30h, 09 November

    This sounds horrible!! What a boring show that will be. Seeing a guy sit at his piano with no band for an hour is torture!!

  • Anonymous
    Posted at 07:27h, 09 November

    What happen to the “Hitn’Run” tour?!!! Having shows at P.Park doesn’t count for U.S. tour! I guess I’ll never get to see him live agian.

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  • Anonymous
    Posted at 06:09h, 09 November

    Oh and I’m so glad the Doc got to break the news, seems a decent fellow, and I was checking on him for those of us who don’t tweet or do much social media at all, which now that I’ve watched MR.ROBOT I’m glad! However I would love if some one could actually do what the hacker on that shows premise is all about:) Freedom….

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  • Immanuel6 (Tammy)
    Posted at 05:45h, 09 November

    I am with Dee, I would love to see a DVD from this tour or any Prince tour.

  • Anna castillo
    Posted at 05:18h, 09 November

    Can you do some tour dates in the US like Los Angeles 🙂 Love to see you perform each and every time!!

  • Denise
    Posted at 05:16h, 09 November

    Any news on where tickets will be on sale as yet? Can’t find anything anywhere. Thanks.

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  • Anonymous
    Posted at 05:07h, 09 November

    WoW that’s awesome, we have some Danish girlz living with us, they are bummed they wont be back in time for this. And well I really want to move to Denmark after hearing about it, but maybe Germany. All I know is California is tOO hOt

    It sounds amazing I hope to see U in Cali, and I hope ufindurwaybackhome.
    Philia

  • Dee
    Posted at 04:08h, 09 November

    I hope he releases a DVD

  • PhilBoogie
    Posted at 03:36h, 09 November

    I’d like it more if he named the Tour:
    Piano, Microphone, Spotlight, Prince

  • Virginie Krief
    Posted at 01:57h, 09 November

    Great news.
    I hope to get my ticket and be part of the happy few peeps attending.

  • Barbara
    Posted at 01:19h, 09 November

    Great news Doc! Loving the concept of Prince & a piano.

    Now, if Prince would just do a swoop Down Under!!

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