Jun
7
th
2023
First Avenue
Wednesday
Jun
7
th
2023
First Avenue

Purple Highs presents

The Dance Electric

Celebrating the 65th Birthday of You Know Who
Hosted by Walter "Q Bear" Banks

with DJ Dudley D and DJ Espada

Doors Open

8PM

Show Starts

8PM

Ages

18+

Advance

$15

Day of Show

$20

Dearly beloved, we gather to celebrate the electric life and incredible music of our golden star, on what would have been his 65th birthday. 

Join the purple faithful from near and far as we converge on the venue that Prince propelled to the world stage. DJ Dudley D, Prince’s long-time DJ, and guests will bring an evening full of Prince’s hits, deep cuts, and more. Come sing and dance with us as we punch a higher floor. Let’s Go Crazy!!! 

Special Guests


DJ Dudley D

“DJ Dudley, he’s the best! DJ Dudley, he’s the best! DJ Dudley, he’s the best!” -Prince, July 11, 2013, during DJ Dudley’s set at Paisley Park Studios DJ Dudley D...

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DJ Espada

Espada (aka Damien Vasquez) has been a mainstay in the Twin Cities DJ community for more than two decades. In the early years, he came up alongside some of the...

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Hosted By


Walter "Q Bear" Banks

Walter “Q Bear” Banks is a DJ and Assistant Program Manager at KMOJ. Banks has been broadcasting the Minneapolis sound through the airwaves for more than 40 years.

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Venue


First Avenue Mainroom

Since 1970

First Avenue is more than just four walls, a soundboard, and a stage; it is the epicenter of live music and entertainment in Minneapolis. Having celebrated its 50th Anniversary in…

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