When Prince announced his Coming 2 America tour, the Purple One mentioned a long list of artists appearing as his special guests. Now he’s narrowed that down a bit by revealing which performers are appearing on each date.
F1 race meeting, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
November 14, 2010
Here’s the breakdown:
Kicking off the first of two shows in E. Rutherford, N.J., at the Izod Center, Prince welcomes Esperanza Spalding and Lalah Hathaway on Dec. 15 while the Izod’s Dec. 17 date will include performances by Cassandra Wilson and Maceo Parker.
Appearing on the first of three dates at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, Dec. 18, will be comedian Sinbad and bassist Larry Graham with his backing band, Graham Central Station. Making her only appearance on the Welcome 2 America tour will be Sheila E.
Scheduled for Dec. 29, the second Garden show welcomes Mint Condition and Janelle Monae.
The South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C.
October 13, 2009
So far, Prince hasn’t mentioned who will join him on the third Madison Square Garden show, scheduled for Jan. 18. That date went on sale today.
For more information on the individual Welcome 2 America dates, click here for the Izod Center’s website and here for Madison Square Garden’s web home.