CHANHASSEN, Minn. (KMSP) - Fans from across the world have been flocking to Paisley Park to honor the legacy of music icon Prince, who was found dead at his famous recording studio and home in Chanhassen, Minn. on Thursday morning.
A memorial of purple flowers, balloons and artwork adorns the fence outside Paisley Park.
Tributes have been popping up all over the Twin Cities metro. First Avenue, the music club in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, opened its doors to Prince fans for an all-night dance party Thursday evening. The venue plans to host two more dance parties over the weekend, the first starting at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday and another at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Minnesota Public Radio's The Current will play Prince's entire music catalog for 26 straight hours beginning on Friday at 6 p.m.
Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered the 35W to remain purple throughout the weekend and the City of Minneapolis announced the City Hall tower bells will play Prince songs on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Several players for the Minnesota Twins sported purple armbands for The Purple One at their away game Friday night in Washington, D.C.