Official Prince tribute concert set for October

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince's family says an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place in October in the singer's hometown of Minneapolis.

In a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Prince's family said the concert will be held on Oct. 13 at the U.S. Bank Stadium. Performers will soon be announced on a rolling basis. Tickets will go on sale next month.

Prince died April 21 of a drug overdose.

Prince's brothers and sisters said in a joint statement they "are excited for the opportunity to bring everyone together for the official family celebration of Prince's life, music and legacy." They added that they "are honored by the artists who will pay tribute and grateful to those that have worked so hard to make this celebration possible.


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