05 May 2011

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Welcome 2 America Tour (21 Nite Stand)
5 May 2011
Venue The Forum
City, Country Inglewood, California, USA
Band Prince (vox, guitar, bass, (sampler) keyboard), John Blackwell (drums), Ida Nielsen (bass, vox), Morris Hayes (keyboards), Renato Neto (keyboards), Cassandra O’Neal (keyboards, vox), Shelby J. (vox), Elisa Dease (vox), Liv Warfield (vox), Maya McClean & Nandy McClean (together as The Twinz) (dance)
Guest(s) Whitney Houston (vox), Cedric The Entertainer (vox), J*DaVeY, Celestina Aladekoba
Ticket courtesy of roaldbakker@hotmail.com
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

The Love We Make incl. extended Renato Neto piano intro
Cool incl. Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough [Int] Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease on "Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough"
Let’s Work inlc.Give It To Me Baby [Int]
U Got The Look
The Question Of U (instrumental) / The One incl. U Will B [Int]
Musicology incl. Tighten Up (instrumental) [Int], ( Like) Funky Music & Housequake chants Prince And The Band w/ Whitney Houston
Angel Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-lead vox
Nothing Compares 2 U Shelby J., co-lead vox
Sometimes It Snows In April
Take Me With U
Raspberry Beret w/ Cedric The Entertainer
Controversy incl. Housequake chants
Let’s Go Crazy
Delirious Let’s Go Crazy (coda)
Little Red Corvette
Purple Rain
based on a sampled loop of studio recording When Doves Cry
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Nasty Girl [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Sign O’ The Times [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording The Most Beautiful Girl In The World [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Alphabet St.
based on a sampled loop of studio recording A Love Bizarre
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 I Would Die 4 U
If I Was Your Girlfriend
Kiss w/ Cedric The Entertainer, J*DaVeY, Celestina Aladekoba

See here for index, code, and color legend

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

7:30 p.m. / 9:25 p.m. (Prince) 145 minutes ? / ± 17,500 $179 (+ $30.70 = $209.70) / $50 (+$14.30 = $64.30) / $25

  • This was the eighth show of the 21 Nite Stand in Los Angeles residency. It was announced in the evening of 30 April.
  • Tickets for this show were initially announced to go on sale on Monday 1 May 2011 at 10:00 a.m. PDT, but this was later changed to 12:00 p.m. PDT
  • There was yet another new venue layout starting this show. The area behind the round part of the stage was now dubbed 'purple pit', a general admission dance area, with tickets costing $50 (+ $14.30 = $ 64.30). The $325 (+$34.45 = $359.45) Welcome 2 America Official VIP Package was also omitted. Patrons could now sit at the VIP Tables for $179 (+$30.70 = $209.70).
  • This show included the first live performance of U Will B (lyrics only, sung over the instrumental backing of The Question Of U).
  • This show was the only time Whitney Houston appeared on stage with Prince; he invited her on stage to dance during Musicology, and handed her a microphone; she led the crowd in some chants of "Prince is the man!" during the track.
Soundcheck Support Act(s)

  • no details known

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