Prince fans you’re going to love this.
His 1985 “Purple Rain” concert in Syracuse will stream online this week. Through a collaboration with Prince’s Estate, YouTube, and Google, the concert will stream until Sunday, May 17th. During the live stream, people can donate to the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund, and Google will match $2 for every $1 donation.
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The Prince Estate, in partnership with @youtube, will host a three-day streaming event of Prince and the Revolution: Live, a historic concert captured at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY on March 30, 1985. 🟣 To celebrate the streaming release of Prince and the Revolution: Live, The Prince Estate and YouTube will host a watch party on Thursday, May 14, at 7 p.m. CDT. An hour before the watch party, at 6 p.m. CDT, fans will have the opportunity to participate in a special pre-stream Q&A with Revolution drummer Bobby Z., moderated by Andrea Swensson of Minnesota Public Radio’s 89.3 The Current. 🟣 Prince and the Revolution: Live will be available on Prince’s official YouTube Channel for three days only (through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 17). In collaboration with YouTube and Google, the streaming event will run in support of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the @who (powered by @unfoundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation). Any viewer donations will include a matching component from @google (Google.org will match $2 for every $1, up to $5 million). 🟣 The links to the YouTube stream and the support fund can be found in Stories and bio.
Will you be watching it?