Paisley Park Announces Special “Prince4Ever” Tribute Programming for the Month of April

CHANHASSEN, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#celebration2017–Prince’s Paisley
in Chanhassen, Minnesota has announced plans for an enhanced
tour experience throughout the month of April, titled Prince4Ever,
which will uniquely celebrate and honor the iconic life and legacy of
Prince Rogers Nelson as the world marks the first anniversary of his
passing. Throughout the entire month, fans visiting Paisley Park will be
welcomed into Prince’s legendary creative sanctuary to experience new
immersive audio-visual content that will bring a heightened sense of
presence to Prince throughout the tour experience, showcasing rarely
seen video footage, audio clips and artifacts in the exhibition spaces.
In addition, fans touring Paisley Park throughout the month will be
welcomed to participate in a special photo project honoring Prince. All
visitors will be offered a chance to have their photo taken in a special
candle-lit setting on-site at Paisley Park. The photos taken prior to
April 21st will be integrated into a special video that will
be premiered online on that date. The Prince4Ever Paisley Park
tour experience will be available exclusively throughout the month of
April to fans on both the General Admission and VIP tours. Tickets for
scheduled tours in April are available now via the Paisley Park website

Beyond this expanded tour experience, Paisley Park has announced that it
will erect a special Prince4Ever tribute fence within the
interior grounds of the property which will be set-up throughout the
month of April. The fence will be located along the grass adjacent to
the north parking lot at Paisley Park and will display archived
fan-donated memorial messages and artifacts originally attached to the
exterior perimeter fence in the weeks following Prince’s passing last
year. On two Mondays through the month (April 3rd and 10th)
fans will be welcomed onto the Paisley Park grounds free-of-charge
between 9am and 9pm to attach personal messages in tribute and
remembrance to Prince on the specially constructed fence. Visitors who
have purchased tickets to scheduled tours throughout April will have the
opportunity to view the Prince4Ever fence and add personal
tribute messages as part of their overall Paisley Park tour experience.
Additional details around these dates will be announced in the weeks

The Prince4Ever April initiatives build on the already announced Celebration
festivities planned for April 20-23. The exclusive four-day
Celebration event – set to bring together musicians, creative personnel,
special guests and friends who worked closest with Prince and knew him
best – will feature live music, panel discussions and presentations on
Prince’s tremendous talent, influence and importance as a composer,
musician, producer, live performer and filmmaker. For the first time in
history, the event will bring together musicians crossing all four
decades of Prince’s performing career, from The Time, The
, New Power Generation and 3RDEYEGIRL. The
event has already attracted an international contingent of Prince fans,
with visitors attending from areas including Thailand, Norway, France,
South Africa, Japan, Germany, Spain, Australia, Sweden, Canada and the
UK among others.

Celebration 2017 will reflect the spirit of the inaugural Prince:
A Celebration
event, hosted by Prince and held at Paisley Park
between June 7-13th, 2000. This event welcomed fans from
around the world into an immersive Prince experience that showcased
Paisley Park, many of Prince’s rarely seen stage wardrobe and
instruments, alongside special events and exclusive music performances.
In subsequent years, Prince hosted similar immersive fan experiences,
first in 2001 with Prince: A Celebration “The Rainbow Children” and
in 2002 with Xenophobia. Celebration 2017 will carry on in this
spirit of community and connection, welcoming Prince fans from
everywhere into a truly unique and celebratory experience that will
highlight the life, creative works, unique achievements and enduring
legacy of Prince.

Tickets to Celebration 2017 are selling quickly, with VIP tickets
already sold out and General Admission track 2 tickets nearly gone. Fans
interested in attending are encouraged to visit
to secure tickets while supply lasts. Attendees to Celebration 2017 can
access special promotional rates at hotels surrounding Chanhassen, MN.
Full details and promotion codes are available at
With the commencement of Celebration 2017 between April 20-23, regular
General Admission and VIP tours will not be available during that
window. Fans interested in touring Paisley Park outside of Celebration
2017 are encouraged to book in the weeks before or after April 20-23.


Prince sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the
best-selling artists of all time. He won seven GRAMMY® Awards, a Golden
Globe Award, and an Academy Award® for the film “Purple Rain,” all of
which are displayed at Paisley Park. He was inducted into the Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year of his eligibility. Prince was
born in Minneapolis and resided in the Minneapolis area throughout his


Paisley Park, Prince’s private estate and production compound in
Chanhassen offers fans of the late music icon the unprecedented
opportunity to tour the legendary, 65,000-square-foot complex that
served as the center of Prince’s creative universe. Operated by PPark
Management, guided tours take visitors throughout the extensive main
floor of Paisley Park, including recording and mixing studios where
Prince recorded, produced and mixed most of his biggest hits, exhibit
spaces that chronicle films such as Purple Rain and Graffiti Bridge,
Prince’s private NPG Music Club, and a massive soundstage and concert
hall where Prince rehearsed

for concert tours and held exclusive, private events and performances.
The tour also features thousands of artifacts from Prince’s personal
archives, including iconic concert wardrobe, awards, musical instruments
and concert memorabilia.

Paisley Park is located at 7801 Audubon Road, Chanhassen, Minnesota,
approximately 30 minutes outside of Minneapolis. For more information
about Paisley Park, visit

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