Henderson MN: A Celebration of PRINCE 2019 Ft. Jellybean Johnson
Special Guest Jellybean Johnson (formerly of The Time) will be joining Martin Kember and his band THE UNIT! we will pay homage to PRINCE on Thursday June 6th, 2019 for the second annual “Celebration of Prince” festival in Henderson Mn, near the site of the “That Aint’ Lake Minnetonka” scene from the iconic movie “Purple Rain”. Martin has gained substantial national recognition in paying tribute to his musical idol using his silky falsetto inspired by the greatness of Prince and channeling Prince’s vocal prowess. The Unit Band features some of the greatest touring musicians in the country who play and tour with musical greats such as The Jacksons, Stevie Wonder, Lalah Hathaway and Judith Hill. Martin is a 27 year veteran of the music industry through his work as the former lead singer of 90’s Icons AZ-1 and Color Me Badd, as well as his own solo albums on the Warner Bro’s label. The Henderson performance will include renditions of many of Prince’s hits, album cuts and B-sides, with an emphasis on Princes sultry and beautiful ballads such as Insatiable, Adore, God & Scandalous. Martin will also perform some of his own well known original songs from the albums Cycles, One Shade Of Love, and The Essential Collection. Special guest vocalist will also join Martin which will be announced soon.
Jellybean Johnson was the drummer for legendary Minneapolis band THE TIME as well as Prince produced band THE FAMILY. Jellybean Johnson has a new single out now called “PUT SOME JELLY ON IT” !! He is a purple BEAST on the guitar too!!!
SAN FRANCISCO area iconic DJ ALPHONSO STARR will provide the DJ music and bring the Purple Funk to keep the party movin’ all night!
Purple Family: Come celebrate and honor Prince with us! Bring only your “Love 4 One Another” spirit with you to Minnesota, the purple capitol of the world. Last year was epic. This year promises to take it the the next level !
ADDITIONAL PERFORMERS AND MUSICIANS TO BE ANNOUNCED!! Stay tuned !
Keep Dancing before and after the show with Live DJ and Purple Music all night long!
Early Bird General Admission Tickets are available now $19.99 (standing room)
Limited VIP Table Seating, **DINNER, Artist Meet & Greet, *Purple Gift Raffle. $49.00.
BUS TRANSPORTATION SERVICE is available between Downtown Minneapolis and Henderson Event Center on the “Double Dutch Purple Party Bus” departing from First Aveneue (Dntwn) approximately 4:15 pm, and will depart Henderson MN. at around 12 midnight to return to Downtown Minneapolis. Seats are limited and will sell out fast.
ALL AGES WELCOME!! This is a purple family event!
*Purple Gift Raffle Includes prizes such as Iconic Prince Albums on CD and Vinyl, as well as GRAND PRIZE: PAISLEY PARK TOUR Tickets for TWO.
** Dinner menu selections to be announced. Does not include alcoholic beverages (available at bar only for 21&up with valid ID).