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Booker T. Jones, Living Colour and More To Tribute Prince


01/08/2013
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(Radio.com) The music of Prince will be celebrated during a tribute concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City on March 7th.

The show will feature numerous performers with the initial lineup including Stax innovator Booker T. Jones (of Booker T. & the M.G.'s), funk-rockers Living Colour, gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama, rapper Talib Kweli, indie rockers DeVotchka, jazz singer-songwriter Madeleine Peyroux, folk-rockers The Waterboys, and hip-hop mainstay The Roots as house band. More artists are expected to be announced in the coming weeks, with more than 20 to honor the Purple One.

The concert for the artist currently known as Prince is the ninth in an ongoing series headed by New York entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael Dorf. more on this story

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