03 August 2011

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Welcome 2 America: Euro Tour 2011
3 August 2011
Venue Oslo Spektrum
City, Country Oslo, Norway
Band Prince (vox, guitar, bass, keyboards), John Blackwell (drums), Ida Nielsen (bass, vox), Morris Hayes (keyboards), Cassandra O’Neal (keyboards, vox), Andy Allo (guitar, vox), Shelby J. (vox)
Guest(s) none
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

Cassandra O’Neal piano intro
Let’s Go Crazy
Delirious Let’s Go Crazy (coda)
Little Red Corvette
Nothing Compares 2 U Shelby J. co-lead vox
Love Is A Losing Game (instrumental)
People Get Ready Shelby J., Andy Allo co-lead vox
Crimson And Clover (instrumental) Waiting In Vain Andy Allo lead vox on Waiting In Vain
Take Me With U Andy Allo co-lead vox
Raspberry Beret
Anotherloverholenyohead incl. uptempo 'rock jam' coda
Peach (instrumental) / Johnny B. Goode Shelby J. & Andy Allo co-lead vox
Alphabet St.
Purple Rain (incl. sampled string coda)
Let’s Work
U Got The Look
Controversy incl. Housequake chant
Sometimes It Snows In April
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Hot Thing [S] aborted
based on a sampled loop of studio recording When Doves Cry
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Sign O’ The Times
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Forever In My Life
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Darling Nikki [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Nasty Girl [S] w/ band backing
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Mr. Goodnight w/ band backing
based on a sampled loop of studio recording I Would Die 4 U w/ band backing
A Love Bizarre
Play That Funky Music

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Show Facts
Advertised Start Time / Start Time Length Of Show Attendance/Capacity Ticket Prices

19:30 / 20:20 140 minutes ? / (limited to) 8,000 NOK 1395.00 (+ NOK 50 = NOK 1445) / NOK 845.00 (+ NOK 40 = NOK 895) / NOK 595.00 (+NOK 30 = NOK 625)

  • This show was added to the itinerary on 1 June 2011 at 9:15 after tickets for a show in Oslo on 23 July sold out within 15 minutes of going on sale. Tickets for this show were then put on sale immediately.
  • Due to a terror attack in Oslo on Friday 22 July, this show was postponed until 3 August. The announcement was made around 23:00 Friday night the 22nd. The Oslo Spektrum is only a few hundred meters away from the area where a bomb went off. Tickets could also be reimbursed until 31 July 2011
  • This show was initially almost sold out, but after being rescheduled, more tickets became available on 25 July 2011 at 15:00.
  • Doors opened at 18:45. The video sequence, starting with Time Waits For No One, of Prince associate- and Minneapolis artists started playing soon thereafter, but it was the audio only. The videos (starting with Drive Me Wild started at 19:40
  • For Play That Funky Music circa 30 fans were invited on stage to dance.
  • An audio stream of Love Is A Losing Game (instrumental) from this show was put up on YouTube via Andy Allo’s Facebook page after the show.
  • An mp3 download of Alphabet St. from this show was put up on Shelby J.’s Facebook page the day after the show. soon after the same recording was also featured on Andy Allo’s Facebook page as a ’soundcloud' stream.
Soundcheck Support Act(s)


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