Denver Musicians Band Together for Prince Tribute at Red Rocks

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Yes, the tribute to Prince at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, happening Thursday, May 12, is definitely sold out. But check out this lineup of local all-stars who will perform as part of a musical celebration of the pop icon before the screening of Purple Rain at dusk. 

The show will begin around 7 p.m. with a poem by spoken-word artist Suzi Q Smith. Ten local bands who make original music in a variety of genres, from the hip-hop of Flobots and Qbala to the psych-blues of Dragondeer, will then perform, culminating in an all-act finale of "Purple Rain." Check back here next week for more information from the participating artists on what to expect.

The event is put on by the Denver Film Society and Denver Arts & Venues, and doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Film on the Rocks Season Opener and Special Tribute to Prince Lineup:
Nathan Lund - MC
Stephen Agyei - MC
Suzi Q. Smith - Poet
Denver Gay Men's Chorus
Ian Cooke Band with Kevin Johnson of The Bright Silence, Elin Palmer and members of Chimney Choir
Shady Elders
Wheelchair Sports Camp
Andy Rok and the Real Deal
Plume Varia
Heavy Heavies

Film on the Rocks Prince Tribute event takes place on Thursday, May 12 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Check back for more information next week.

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