Purple Funk SF Presents: The Love4OneAnother Weekend 2018
Aug
3
to Aug 5

Purple Funk SF Presents: The Love4OneAnother Weekend 2018

Every other event found on this website is hosted in Minneapolis, but once in a while there is an event too extraordinary to ignore. The Annual Love4OneAnother weekend in San Francisco is that one event.

Purple Funk SF presents...
The Love4OneAnother Weekend

“Love4OneAnother" was the name of the charity Prince founded in 1997. He did the "Love4OneAnother Charities Tour" to promote it from Jan. 7-June 29 of the same year.

It is in this spirit of LOVE 4 ONE ANOTHER and LOVE 4 PRINCE, that Purple Funk SF brings u The Love4OneAnother Weekend - Friday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018

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Starr Party II
Apr
24
8:00 PM20:00

Starr Party II

We're doing it again! Baby UR the Starr Party 2018 was incredible, but 2019 will take it to a whole new level! Come celebrate the incredibly diverse and loving Prince community with music from DJ Hightop AKA Alphonso Starr, vocals from Martin Kember, free hugs, free henna, and a whole lot more!

Doors open at 7:30. Party starts at 8.

Purchase tickets using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/starr-party-ii-tickets-45621197229?aff=efbeventtix

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PR + MJ Experience
Jul
13
to Jul 14

PR + MJ Experience

Tickets will go on sale Feb 14th at noon CST
* The PR+MJ Experience with DJ Dave Paul (San Francisco) and DJ Marco (Philadelphia) return to Minneapolis for a fourth time. Album cuts, b-sides, un-released tracks, remixes, 12" versions and hits from the two artists as well as songs by such ancillary acts as Sheila E., The Jackson 5, The Time and Janet Jackson.

Friday, July 13th @ 7th St Entry
9pm-2am, $15, 18+ with valid ID

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Celebration of Prince's Life at Sabathani Community Center
Jun
9
11:00 AM11:00

Celebration of Prince's Life at Sabathani Community Center

Come celebrate Prince's life at his former junior high school! 

11:00AM - 1:00PM: Screening of the Purple Rain movie (FREE ENTRANCE)

2:00 - 3:00PM: Prince Look-a-Like Contest
$8.00 Admissions fee for adults, $3.00 for kids 
$50.00 Contest entry fee, $120.00 Prize 

3:30 - 4:30PM: Prince Lip-Sync Contest 
$8.00 Admissions fee for adults, $3.00 for kids 
$100.00 Contest entry fee, $250.00 Prize 

Admissions fees paid at the door. Contest entry fees online at the eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebration-of-princes-life-tickets-45693406208

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Prince Night at Target Field
Jun
8
7:00 PM19:00

Prince Night at Target Field

Join us at Target Field for our second annual Prince Night on Friday, June 8 when the Twins face the Los Angeles Angels at 7:10 p.m.

Prince Night will feature a variety of honors and festivities including:

  • The first 10,000 fans to Target Field will receive a limited edition purple inflatable Prince guitar. Immediately following the seventh inning stretch, fans in possession of the inflatable Prince guitar will remain standing and illuminate their guitars for a special moment in remembrance of Prince.
  • Additional details on Prince Night will be released at a later date

Visit https://www.mlb.com/twins/tickets/specials/prince-night for more information and to purchase tickets.

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The Dance Electric: A Celebration of Prince's Life and Music
Jun
7
to Jun 8

The Dance Electric: A Celebration of Prince's Life and Music

The Dance Electric - "The rhythm is love and love is blind"

Come celebrate the life and music of Prince.

DJ Dudley D (who was a resident DJ at Paisley Park starting in the late 90's and went on to tour and record with Prince and work with him for 20 years) along with 
Lenka Paris (DJ for Prince, The Revolution, FDeluxe, Princess)www.mixcloud.com/lenkaparis will be providing the soundtrack for the evening. 

You will hear the hits. We will play the jams you love and wish everyone knew! You might also hear some stuff you have never heard before and other artists Prince has produced and worked with. 

"We don't let society, tell us how it's supposed to be
Our clothes, our hair, we don't care
It's all about being there" 

honey mpls 
6-7-18
Music starts at 9:30
$10
#nomusicnoparty

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Real music Radio Purple Edition Party
Jun
7
to Jun 8

Real music Radio Purple Edition Party

  • Chanhassen Country Inn & Suites (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come party with Real music Radio and our very special guest Jellybean Johnson at the Purple Edition Party. Be ready to dance to purple music and for some unexpected surprises. 

*Limited number of tickets available

Tickets
$10 - Admission to the after party
$ 25 - Admission to the after party, Limited Purple Edition RmR shirt, VIP lanyard with VIP pass plus more to be announced.

This will be something to remember!

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Prince Coloring Book Release Party
Jun
7
6:00 PM18:00

Prince Coloring Book Release Party

Prince Coloring Book Release Party

Richard Moody will host this amazing event.

Meet author and illustrator, Andre Hollingsworth as he presents his debut coloring book titled Prince Coloring Book, A Tribute To Hid Musical Genius. Andre was inspired to create this book after watching a documentary about Prince’s secret gig- philanthropists. This coloring book is for all ages. It contains 28 coloring pages that reflect on each era of Prince’s career. We will celebrate Black Music Month and enjoy the Purple Sounds of Prince. 

A portion of the proceeds from the Purple Paint by Numbers Art Show will go towards Connections to Independence (C2i) in Minneapolis. C2i provides unique programing and advocacy for foster care youth, ages 15-24, to prepare them for a successful transition to living independently.

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Prince from Minneapolis: A Guided Tour Exploring His Roots
Jun
7
to Jun 10

Prince from Minneapolis: A Guided Tour Exploring His Roots

  • First Avenue & 7th St Entry (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Prince Rogers Nelson was born on June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis and attended schools on both the city’s North and Southside. How did growing up in Minneapolis shape Prince as the artist he would later become? Are the stories about him being homeless and needing a family or standing outside of McDonald’s smelling the food because he was hungry & broke actually true? What was his family like? Was he nurtured and cared for? Join us on a guided tour where his family will dispel some of the myths, the rumors, and the mystery. You’ll find out from people who were actually there.

We’ll also learn about the city’s diverse music history, how the Great Migration brought Prince’s ancestors to Minnesota from Louisiana and how growing up in Minneapolis produced the specific experiences that enabled the creation of the “Minneapolis Sound.” We’ll discover what instruments Prince learned to play and where; his early songwriting and studio experiences; and we’ll explore the neighborhoods and learn about his family and the close friends who later became members of his first band, Grand Central. The original band members included Prince Nelson, Charles Smith, Andre Cymone (Anderson), Terrance Jackson, William “Hollywood” Doughty and Linda Anderson.

The tour will be led by Charles “Chazz” Smith, the musician’s cousin and original drummer of Grand Central, the band that spawned Andre Cymone, Morris Day and Prince. Chazz will share specific stories about his family, the band’s music development, and some of the influences that shaped their music. He will touch on the style, the fashion, the band’s early performances, songwriting and more.

Twin Cities-based historian Kristen Zschomler will co-lead the tour with Chazz. Kristen has researched places associated with Prince up to his construction of Paisley Park and will discuss key locations throughout the city, and the value of identifying and recognizing the historical significance of these properties that connect Prince to his Minneapolis roots.

Tickets are $40 and each guided tour is approximately 2.5-3.0 hours. Ride in comfort on a party bus featuring a premium sound system and dance floor, H20, soda, light snacks, and LED dance lighting while listening to Prince’s earlier music. A restroom is on board. Tickets are available online only. We will not be able to accommodate walk-up registrations.

Guided tours in June on Eventbrite will be offered on the following dates departing promptly from First Avenue & 7th St Entry (next to Prince’s gold star):

Thursday, June 7th at 1:00 PM

Friday, June 8th at 3:30 PM

Sunday, June 10th at 1:00 PM

*We are planning a gathering in downtown Minneapolis with light appetizers (location TBD) immediately following the guided tour on Friday, June 8th

Purchase tickets on Eventbrite through the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prince-from-minneapolis-a-guided-tour-exploring-his-roots-tickets-44080779799

 

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Feed My Starving Children: In Memory of Prince
Jun
6
9:30 AM09:30

Feed My Starving Children: In Memory of Prince

  • Feed My Starving Children Chanhassen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For those who are interested in food packing in memory of Prince 

Please click on this link to register your place - please only register if you’re certain you can make it - There are 40 places 

http://volunteer.fmsc.org/Register/Group/JoinGroup.aspx?gid=1426395

special Prince music mix will be kindly provided by Michael Holtz Princes Paisley Park DJ - Big gratitude to him 💜💜

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Opening Weekend: People's Museum for Prince
May
18
to May 20

Opening Weekend: People's Museum for Prince

The opening weekend of the People's Museum for Prince takes place during Art-A-Whirl, a major weekend of art in Minneapolis! Join us to celebrate this first exhibition of the Museum. Stop by to say hello, see the art, read the stories, and share ideas about the possibilities for the future museum.

Friday 18th May 5-10pm
Saturday 19th May noon-10pm
Sunday 20th May noon-4pm

Image: Detail from The Left Sided Hummingbird by Becky Madrid of Los Angeles.

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Purple Preview for the People!
May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Purple Preview for the People!

Funk N Roll! Preview night to celebrate launch of The People's Museum for Prince. Join us for a special night of music, film, art and presentations to honor Prince.

Just confirmed: Prince DJ Michael Holtz will be Dj for the event!
Michael was a former house DJ at the late Prince's Paisley Park studios from 2014-2016.

Image credit : Funk n Roll by Linda Clayton

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Maya McClean on Living Your Highest Truth
Apr
22
to Apr 23

Maya McClean on Living Your Highest Truth

SUNDAY - APRIL 22ND

WHAT: Maya McClean - Intimate VIP show / Private Meet & Greet
DATE: April 22nd Hewing Hotel
TIME: 6pm
LOCATON: Hewing Hotel
300 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis MN 55401
https://hewinghotel.com/

TICKETS: ONLY 15 TICKETS AVAILABLE! Direct message me at Maya McClean to book your spot ( Payments required in advanced over paypal or venmo ) 
PRICE: $100 ( Show + A photo opportunity with Maya and autograph signing ) 
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MONDAY - APRIL 23RD

WHAT: Private Sessions with Maya McClean
DATE: April 23rd Hewing Hotel - #LYHT Coaching sessions
SESSION INFORMATION: http://mayamcclean.com/lyhtcoaching/
LOCATON:
Hewing Hotel ( Confrence room TBA ) 
300 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis MN 55401
https://hewinghotel.com/

BOOKINGS: Direct message me @ Maya McClean with the slot time you would like. Sessions go for an hour ( Payments required in advanced over paypal or venmo ) 
PRICE: $125

TIME SLOTS: ( 7 one hour sessions available ) 
11am - 12pm - Booked
12:30pm - 1:30pm - available
2pm - 3pm - Booked
3:30pm - 4:30pm - Available
5pm - 6pm Available
6:30pm - 7:30pm Available
8pm - 9pm Available

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NPGMC [Rebirthed] Meet and Greet
Apr
22
2:00 PM14:00

NPGMC [Rebirthed] Meet and Greet

REGISTER HERE >> http://www.OfficialWreckaStow.com/Events 

Come out and have a bite to eat with us! Hugs for everyone... pictures... maybe even some cool deals on Wrecka Stow merch on site! Maybe even a few special guests to be revealed later...

For updates, RSVP to the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/411422762638663/

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Prince Fam Photo with Purple Funk SF
Apr
22
12:30 PM12:30

Prince Fam Photo with Purple Funk SF

We at Purple Funk SF have once again hired a professional photographer to capture our Beautiful Experience as we attend the Paisley Park Celebration 2018, and we're inviting everyone to join us for another PRINCE FAM PHOTO!

**We're meeting at the Riley Creek Tunnel next to Paisley Park at 12:30 PM CDT SHARP!**

ADMISSION IS EASY, JUST SAY U BELIEVE
Please arrive on time if you'd like to be included in the photo. There is no charge, as the cost is being picked up by us at Purple Funk SF, but feel free to tip our photographer if u are so inclined.

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Baby You're A Star - A Kids Dance Party at First Avenue
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Baby You're A Star - A Kids Dance Party at First Avenue

Enjoy a fun-filled family event to Baby You're A Star - A Kids Dance Party featuring DJ Jake Rudh (Transmission) and DJ Smitty at First Avenue Mainroom on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018.

Kids 12 and under are free with an accompanied parent/legal guardian. Adults must be accompanied by a child under 18 to attend this event.

Tickets & info: http://bit.ly/2F0yBYf

$10.00 in advance

10:00am doors/showtime/All Ages

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Liv Warfield and Friends: The Purple Jam!
Apr
21
to Apr 22

Liv Warfield and Friends: The Purple Jam!

  • Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Liv Warfield and Friends: The Purple Jam!
April 21 | 11:30pm | $50 reserved, $40 GA
Call 612.332.5299 or Click Here For Tickets: https://bit.ly/2EdvH0U

Emerging in a pouf of dazzling stardust, Liv Warfield has solidified herself as a legend of her own time. Born in Peoria, Illinois the former Notre Dame Track star and gymnast began her singing career in Portland, Oregon where she had relocated to attend college. Influenced by musical heroines such as Nina Simone, Etta James, Sade, Tina Turner and Mary J. Blige, Liv has brought her own unique and soulful sound to the ranks of the indisputably talented.

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Prince: Live on the Big Screen
Apr
21
8:00 PM20:00

Prince: Live on the Big Screen

Prince’s Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota has announced a special concert event titled PRINCE: Live on the Big Screen to be held Saturday, April 21 at 8PM at Target Center. The concert will feature newly remastered and never-before-released audio and video of Prince accompanied live on the Target Center stage by a super-group of musicians who performed alongside Prince throughout his legendary career. The live experience will showcase Prince in his own inimitable sound and style, highlighting the incendiary energy he brought to each performance. With the event, Paisley Park looks to welcome even more of the passionate Prince fan community into a live music event celebrating his iconic artistry and the hit songs that captivated generations of fans.

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Erotic City ft. Lenka Paris + more at First Avenue
Apr
21
to Apr 22

Erotic City ft. Lenka Paris + more at First Avenue

Celebrate and honor the life of Prince with Erotic City featuring Lenka Paris, DJ Shannon Blowtorch, DJ Espada, Roy Freedom and DJ Smitty at First Avenue Mainroom on Saturday, April 21st, 2018.

Tickets & info: http://bit.ly/2CLfDD0

$12.00 advance/ $15.00 day of show

8:00pm Doors/Showtime/18+

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Love 2 the 9's Presented by Collins Live MPLS
Apr
21
7:00 PM19:00

Love 2 the 9's Presented by Collins Live MPLS

Love 2 The 9's, an Intimate and Special night of Prince Music with Michael Bland, Tommy Barbarella, Jeremy Ylvisaker & the voice of Julius Collins with Katie Gearty and Elyse Barnard.

Celebrate the life and music of Prince in an up close and personal setting on Saturday, April 21st at Crooners Lounge & Supper Club. 7pm. Tickets are EXTREMELY limited.

Reserve at:
https://croonersloungemn.ticketfly.com/event/1669404-love-2-9s-presented-by-minneapolis/

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Prince Family Dance Party
Apr
21
12:00 PM12:00

Prince Family Dance Party

On the anniversary of losing our local legend we think we should all.. DANCE! He would certainly want it that way. We are making this dance party one made for all ages, from party animal toddlers to dance machine dads- all are welcome!
DJ Amanda will be spinning all of your favorite Prince tunes and we will be on purple overload in the taproom. 

Craft sodas will be available for the kids while Mom & Dad can enjoy a craft brew. Our buddies from Hazellwood Grill will be on hand serving up parent and kid friendly snacks as well. 

NO COVER

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Prince Tribute Crawl
Apr
21
12:00 PM12:00

Prince Tribute Crawl

Profits To Be Donated To A Charity Chosen By Popular Vote

CHECK IN TIME: 12pm - 4pm
CRAWL TIME: 12pm - 10pm
AFTER PARTY TIME: 10pm - 2am

* WHAT YOU GET *
Be a part of the Biggest Charity Crawl In Minnesota! 
FREE cover at all participating venues
Prince Themed Cocktails At Each Bar! 
Professional photographers throughout the event
MORE COMING SOON!

2 Years Since The Death of Prince
Let's Commemorate his honor by turning his home town Purple! 

For updates, RSVP to the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450484418396211/

Buy tickets using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prince-tribute-crawl-minneapolis-tickets-43042310710?aff=efbeventtix

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Prince Drag Brunch
Apr
21
10:30 AM10:30

Prince Drag Brunch

Back by popular demand! 
Prince Drag Brunch.
Get down with Vincent the Destroyer, Damien D'Luxe, and Mikko Blaze Bordeaux for an encore presentation of Prince Drag Brunch.

Tickets: $10 per person
All guests are required to purchase an entree. Please purchase tickets for the entire group at once. 
10:30 AM and 1:00 PM show
Tickets available 3/21 at 10 AM
Tickets are non-refundable

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Record Store Day 2018
Apr
21
9:00 AM09:00

Record Store Day 2018

Our favorite international holiday returns, and this one goes to 11!
Join us for the 11th annual Record Store Day on Saturday, April 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Live Music • Exclusive Releases • Food • Giveaways

Music schedule:
9:15 a.m. - Edison High School Jazz Band
10:30 a.m. - DJ Jake Rudh of Transmission
Noon – Chris Koza
1:15 p.m. – Dusty Heart
2:30 p.m. – Two Harbors
3:45 p.m. – Greg Grease
5:00 p.m. - Why Not

Peace Coffee will be on hand outside the store before we open.
Heggies Pizza will have pizza for those in line before we open.
Glam Doll Donnuts will have tasty treats inside at 9:00 a.m.
Natedogs, O'Cheeze and MN Nice Cream food trucks will be on site behind the store starting at 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Check out the rockin' kids' craft area behind the store...
DJ FunSize spins
Cool activities for kids including projects recycling old vinyl, design your own album cover and more!

Thanks to these additional sponsors:
Twin Town Guitars, Dangerous Man Brewing Co

Check out the list of Record Store Day exclusives here:
https://recordstoreday.com/SpecialReleases
We can't guarantee what we'll have, but we've tried to get in as many as possible. Numbers for the special RSD releases area will be handed out starting at 8:00 a.m.

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