BrownMark and the Revolution Announce New Tour Dates

BrownMark and The Revolution

Prince’s former band The Revolution has announced a new round of tour dates honoring the late singer’s life. After finishing shows in New York City and Austin, the “Purple Rain” group will embark on a 16-date tour split across the U.S. and Europe.

The band includes all the original members of keyboardist Dr. Fink, keyboardist Lisa Coleman, guitarist Wendy Melvoin, drummer Bobby Z, and bassist BrownMark. Their decision to reunite in honor of their fallen friend came after the Purple One’s passing in 2016. “We didn’t know when or how we were going to pull it off,” Mark told ABC Radio, “but we knew that we needed to give the fans something.”

The Revolution will be playing all the hits, though fans can expect a little more breathing room in the music. In a 2017 interview with No Treble, Mark explained how the band could experiment with different approaches to the repertoire. “For example, on ‘Baby I’m a Star’ I’m able to change up the ending to whatever it feels like to me at the moment,” he said. “Back in the 80’s I couldn’t do that. Also, I’m able to dictate the sounds I prefer on any specific song versus being stuck using what was dictated to me. In a nutshell, more freedom of expression. Either way, it’s awesome because the music is so awesome.”

The Revolution 2018/2019 Tour Dates:

Oct 26The FillmoreSilver Spring, MD
Oct 27Wilbur TheatreBoston, MA
Oct 28The Strand BallroomProvidence, RI
Dec 29Emo'sAustin, TX
Dec 30House of BluesHouston, Texas
Dec 31House of BluesDallas, Texas
Jan 18Jackson Rancheria Casino ResortJackson, CA
Jan 19The UC TheatreBerkeley, CA
Jan 20The FillmoreSan Francisco, CA
Feb 05Sentrum SceneOslo, Norway
Feb 06FryshusetStockholm, Sweden
Feb 08Vega Main HallCopenhagen, Denmark
Feb 10ParadisoAmsterdam, Netherlands
Feb 11CigaleParis, France
Feb 13London O2 Shepherds Bush EmpireLondon, United Kingdom
Feb 1402 Shepherd's Bush EmpireLondon, United Kingdom

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