13 May 2011

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Welcome 2 America Tour (21 Nite Stand)
13 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) Mike Phillips (saxophone, vocoder), Sheila E. (percussion, vox), Janelle Monáe (vox), Cody Breedlove (vox) Stevie Wonder (harmonica, vox, keyboard)
Ticket courtesy of roaldbakker@hotmail.com
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

D.M.S.R. incl. One Nation Under A Groove vocoder [Int] w/ Mike Phillips
Pop Life incl. Scrapple From The Apple [Int] w/ Mike Phillips
Musicology incl. Tighten Up (instrumental) [Int] & Prince And The Band w/ Mike Phillips
Shhh incl. U Will B [Int]
The Glamorous Life incl. Soul Sacrifice (coda) w/ Sheila E.
Take Me With U w/ Janelle Monáe
Raspberry Beret
Cool incl. Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough [Int] w/ Janelle Monáe, Sheila E., Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease on "Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough"
Let’s Work w/ Sheila E.
U Got The Look w/ Sheila E.
The Question Of U (instrumental) / The One incl. U Will B [Int] w/ Mike Phillips
Controversy w/ Sheila E., Mike Phillips
Play That Funky Music w/ Sheila E., Mike Phillips, Cody Breedlove
(Theme Song From) Which Way Is Up? w/ Sheila E.. Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-lead vox
You’re The One For Me incl. Housequake chants & Controversy (coda) w/ Sheila E.. Shelby J. lead vox
Let’s Go Crazy
Delirious Let’s Go Crazy (coda)
Little Red Corvette w/ Mike Phillips
Purple Rain
Superstition incl. Happy Birthday [Int] (harmonica) , Uptight (Everything’s Alright) [Int], You Haven’t Done Nothin’ [Int] & Who Knows [Int] (keyboard) w/ Stevie Wonder, Sheila E., Mike Phillips
Inglewood Swinging incl. Love Rollercoaster [Int] & Fantastic Voyage w/ Sheila E., Janelle Monáe
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 Party All The Time [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Sign O’ The Times
based on a sampled loop of studio recording The Most Beautiful Girl In The World [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Black Sweat [P]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Darling Nikki [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording I Would Die 4 U
If I Was Your Girlfriend w/ Mike Phillips
Adore w/ Mike Phillips

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

7:30 p.m. / 10:10 a.m. 170 minutes ? / ± 17,500 $425 (+ $39.05 = $464.05) (Purple Circle VIP Package) / $225 (+ $33.85 = $258.85) (Welcome 2 America Official VIP Package) / $149.50 (+ $31.90 = $181.40) / $55 (+ $15.45 = $70.45) / $25

  • This was the eleventh show of the 21 Nite Stand in Los Angeles residency. It was announced on 11 May.
  • Tickets for this show went on sale on Wednesday 11 May 2011 at 12:00 p.m. PDT
  • Show prices were once more altered for this show onwards. The Purple Vip & Welcome 2 America VIP packages were back, while regular floor seats now cost, $149.50 (+ fees). Riser seating (near the stage) was now $55 (+ fees) and the S.R.O. 'Purple dance pit' tickets were now $25, like the colonnade seating.
  • The show up until the intro of The Glamorous Life was broadcast live on 102.3 KJLH radio in Los Angeles.
  • Prince fan Cody Breedlove got on stage to sing on Play That Funky Music.
  • Stevie Wonder, on his 61st birthday, joined Prince onstage. Prince celebrated him with a long medley of songs using Superstition as the basis - including snippets of Wonder’s Happy Birthday, Uptight (Everything’s Alright), and You Haven’t Done Nothin’ (all three of which were played at a Prince show for the first and only time), as well as Jimi Hendrix’s Who Knows (which was played at a Prince show for the final time).
Soundcheck Support Act(s)

  • no details known
  • Janelle Monáe

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