First Avenue

Janelle Monae Jams With PRINCE!

Prince & Janelle Monae. Photo: Claire Greenway/Frank Micelotta/Getty Images

So Janelle Monae was in Minneapolis, MN last night at First Avenue and some purple spies tell us PRINCE was in attendance with his full band.  Janelle had to Tweet before the show about First Avenue knowing it was where Purple Rain, the greatest rock n roll movie ever made, was filmed. We heard after […]

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.  […]