A Celebration (Prince Tour)

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A Celebration
North American tour by Prince
Start dateJune 15, 2000
End dateJune 28, 2001
Legs1
Shows6
Prince tour chronology
Hit n Run Tour
(2000–2001)
A Celebration
(2001)
One Nite Alone... Tour
(2002)
 
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A Celebration
North American tour by Prince
Start dateJune 15, 2000
End dateJune 28, 2001
Legs1
Shows6
Prince tour chronology
Hit n Run Tour
(2000–2001)
A Celebration
(2001)
One Nite Alone... Tour
(2002)

Prince: A Celebration was a short American tour by Prince. The tour used the same band from the earlier Hit n Run Tour, minus the 4-girl singing group Milenia.

History[edit]

This tour coincided with a week-long fan's tour of Prince's Paisley Park studios. Meant to continue, the tour was cancelled after only 6 shows.

Band[edit]

Typical set list[edit]

  1. "Uptown"
  2. "Controversy"
  3. "Mutiny"
  4. "The Work, pt 1"
  5. "Cream"
  6. "Little Red Corvette"
  7. "I Wanna Be Your Lover"
  8. "Sexy Dancer"
  9. "Housequake"
  10. "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker"/"Four"
  11. "U Make My Sun Shine"
  12. "I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man"
  13. "Do Me, Baby"
  14. "Scandalous!"
  15. "Diamonds and Pearls"
  16. "The Beautiful Ones"
  17. "Nothing Compares 2 U"
  18. "Let's Go Crazy"
  19. "Take Me with U"/"Raspberry Beret" Medley
  20. "Joy In Repetition" (incl. "Darling Nikki" intro & coda)
  21. "When Doves Cry" (incl. "Father's Song" incl. "Computer Blue" (instrumental) coda)
  22. "The One" intro (incl. "I Would Die 4 U" / "Baby I'm a Star")
  23. "God" (Instrumental)
  24. "Purple Rain"
  25. "Come On" (incl. "(I Like) Funky Music chants" and "Turn Back Now" interpolation")

Other songs sometimes included "U Got the Look", "Kiss", "Gett Off", "Bambi", "3 Chains o' Gold", "Still Would Stand All Time", "Adore", "If I Was Your Girlfriend", and a 6–7 song piano medley.

Tour dates[edit]

DateCityCountryVenue
June 15, 2001Saint PaulUnited StatesXcel Energy Center
June 16, 2001
June 21, 2001ColumbusNationwide Arena
June 23, 2001DetroitJoe Louis Arena
June 27, 2001OmahaOmaha Civic Auditorium Arena
June 28, 2001MilwaukeeMarcus Amphitheater

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