06 August 2011

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6 August 2011 (a.m.)   < < < Tour Overview All Shows > > >   7 August 2011

Welcome 2 America: Euro Tour 2011
6 August 2011
Venue 10-øren (Amager Strandpark)
City, Country Storkøbenhavn (Copenhagen), Denmark
Band Prince (vox, guitar, keyboards), John Blackwell (drums), Ida Nielsen (bass, vox), Morris Hayes (keyboards), Cassandra O’Neal (keyboards, vox), Andy Allo (guitar, vox), Shelby J. (vox), Marva King (vox)
Guest(s) unidentified guitar tech (guitar), Larry Graham (bass, vox), Tarik Graves ('Smoov') (trumpet), Amal Baji Hubert ('Baji') (trumpet), Gabriel Hubert ('Hudah') (trumpet), Jafar Baji Graves ('Yoshi') (trumpet), Seba Graves ('Clef ') (trombone), Saiph Graves ('Cid') (trombone), Uttama Hubert ('Rocco') (baritone saxophone), Tycho Cohran ('L.T.') (sousaphone) (together as Hypnotic Brass Ensemble)
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

Crimson And Clover Waiting In Vain Andy Allo lead vox on Waiting In Vain w/ unidentified guitar tech
Take Me With U Andy Allo co-lead vox.
Raspberry Beret
Cool incl. Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough [Int] Shelby J., Andy Allo & Marva King on "Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough"
Make You Feel My Love Shelby J., Andy Allo, Ida Nielsen, Marva King lead vox, sans Prince & The NPG male members
Purple Rain (incl. sampled string coda)
Let’s Work
U Got The Look
Everyday People w/ Larry Graham
Alphabet St. incl. Kissing My Love [Int] w/ Larry Graham & Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Shelby J. lead vox on Kissing My Love.

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

21:00 (Prince) / 21:15 85 minutes (cut short due to rain) ± 18,000 / sold out DKK 1275 (+ DKK 20 = DKK 1295) Purple VIP Lounge Experience / DKK 875 (+ DKK 20 = DKK 895) Purple VIP Ticket / DKK 550 (+ DKK 20 = DKK 570)

  • This show was billed as NPG Music & Art Festival
  • It was announced on 17 June, with a second day (7 August) added on 9 July.
  • A website dedicated to the festival npgfestival.dk was set by concert promoter Ico Concerts.
  • Tickets went on sale on 20 June at 10:00
  • After tickets went on sale 500 so-called 'inner-circle' tickets were made available at DDK 400 each. They were to be purchased in addition to already bought tickets.
  • Larry Graham was initially announced to be a support act, but this was later changed to 'appearing with Prince.'
  • On 3 August an e-mail was send to to attenders that the festival would be theme-colored purple and requested to wear something purple for the show.
  • Festival site gates opened right at the scheduled time of 13:00. The usual videos started rotating 30 minutes later and Nikka Costa took the stage at her scheduled time slot of 14:00 for her hour long set. Paloma Faith also started at the scheduled time. Her hour long set was watched by Prince from side-stage. Raphael Saadiq was next starting 10 minutes after his scheduled slot. Prince with Andy Allo and Shelby J. watched his set from backstage too. Prince and Allo even came out to dance a bit during Saadiq’s also hour long performance. Watched by Prince, Andy and Larry Graham from the stage side Chaka Khan started her hour long set at 19:25.
  • Prince show started 15 minutes after scheduled time.
  • As Liv Warfield was still unable to re-join the tour Marva King was flown in to sit in for her.
  • For Alphabet St. some 20 people were on stage to dance. Larry Graham and eight members of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble also guested.
  • In the middle of Alphabet St. heavy torrential rain started pouring down. There was a short power outage and quite a lot of water was on stage. After a short break it was announced it was impossible to continue and the show was cut short.
Soundcheck Support Act(s)

  • no details known
  • Nikka Costa (14:00)
  • Paloma Faith (15:40)
  • Raphael Saadiq (17:20)
  • Chaka Khan (19:00)

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1st Ticket (courtesy of roaldbakker@hotmail.com)
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