Prince‘s Paisley Park estate is set to host a celebration of the late artist’s life during a three-day event next year.
The musician, who died at his Minnesota home in April aged 57 after an accidental overdose, gave his blessing for his home and studio complex to be opened to the public as a museum in the event of his death. The exhibition opened at the end of October after a number of delays, which permits visitors access to certain areas of the complex – including the Purple Rain room, where the script, piano, costume and motorbike used in the film (as well as the Oscar Prince won for the work) is on display.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Prince’s estate will play host to a celebration of the late artist’s life in April 2017, marking a year since his death. ‘Celebration 2017’ will be held from April 20-23, with the bands already booked to perform including The Revolution, Morris Day and The Time, and members of the New Power Generation and 3RDEYEGIRL.
Tickets for ‘Celebration 2017’ can be purchased now from the Paisley Park website. General admission prices start at $499.00 (£402), which promises “up to five hours of event programming each day on all four days and access to exclusive concert events, panel discussions, guided tours and more.”