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Posted 20 Mar 2017 @ 8:52pm

For a long time, when a lot of people heard the name 'Prince', they weren't picturing the cover of 'Purple Rain' - and perhaps weren't even picturing Prince himself. No, for many comedy fans a decade ago, his name conjured up images of Dave Chappelle.

 

The first Prince-themed episode of 'Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories' premiered on legendary comedy show Chappelle's Show...

Posted 2 Mar 2017 @ 2:31pm

On the anniversary of Prince's passing, Late Night Tuff Guy will perform a special tribute show honouring the life and career of the enigmatic artist. 

 

Late Nite Tuff Guy, a big name in Australia's house and disco scene, has always been a huge fan of Prince. After spending the last 30 years collecting Prince's anthology, he has created a show that will combine the works of his...

Posted 22 Feb 2017 @ 3:42pm

There aren’t enough nicknames in comedy. Musicians have got all the good nicknames locked up.

 

Elvis is The King. Beyoncé’s The Queen. Prince is self-explanatory. Aretha Franklin is the Godmother of Soul. Sinatra is the Chairman of the Board. Bruce Springsteen’s The Boss.

 

If I got into rock’n’roll now, I’d be lucky to end up with the nickname ‘The Assistant...

Posted 16 Nov 2016 @ 12:54pm

Music lovers of Sydney, prepare to get very, very excited. Classic Album Sundays is coming to town.

 

Having taken off in London, New York, Tokyo, Oslo and all around the world, Classic Album Sundays is a chance to listen to classic albums on vinyl on super-high-end sound systems, with the lights turned low for a glorious cinematic listening experience.

 

It'll...

Posted 10 May 2016 @ 3:31pm

Ever since the tragic passing of Prince last month, musicians around the globe have queued up to pay tribute to the influential Purple One.

 

The Choir! Of 1999 Voices, however, might be the most special tribute we've seen yet. Recorded live at Toronto's Massey Hall, the choir's version of the 1984 hit single is laced with haunting harmonies and uplifting choruses. Plus, it's all...

Posted 22 Apr 2016 @ 2:32pm

The legendary musician and artist Price died overnight aged 57 at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota.

 

As always, Barack Obama summed it up nicely when he called Prince “a creative icon”.

 

From the late 1970s, Prince reflected the changing landscape of rock music – melding rock, blues, funk, jazz, soul and psychedelic pop. He was in front of the pack every time...

Posted 5 Feb 2016 @ 11:15am

Yep, we're serious.

 

Today Dainty Group, who produce and promote shows across Australia and New Zealand, the United States, United Kingdom, South East Asia and South Africa, announced that Prince would be touring Australia and...

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