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Prince Performs Three Shows at Hollywood House Of Blues

Prince at House of Blues Sunset StripPrince last took over the House of Blues in Hollywood to play three shows at the Sunset Blvd location. Tickets ranging from $100 to $500 for either of the three shows. It was a celebrity affair as-the-likes of Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, David Spade and Bono were their for the intimate shows. The first show which started at around 8pm was held in the main concert hall. They called his first show the late night jam. He started the set with D.M.S.R. – Dance Music Sex Romance. It automatically got the crowd excited and dancing to every song. The full set list was:

DMSR (Incl. Dance 4 Me Lyrics – One Nation Under A Groove)

Pop Life (Incl. Scrapple From The Apple)

Musicology (Incl. Prince & The Band – Tighten Up)

Shhh (Incl. U Will Be With Me)

Mountains

Everyday People

I Want To Take You Higher (Incl. 777-9311)

Let’s Work

U Got The Look

Cool (Incl. Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough)

The second show was located in a smaller area of the facility. Located at the Porch Restaurant were they packed in 250 people. This show Prince had played a more blues mix of songs but would also get a little harder rock sound in the middle of the set ending with Little Red Corvette the jazzy version who played at Montroux Jazz Festival. He walked up to the stage at around 11:10pm with the fans about a foot away from the microphone an unbelievable view for an artist of his stature. The full set list was:

Blues Jam (Incl. Star Spangled Banner)

The Question Of U (Instr.) – The One (Incl. Gingerbread Man)

I Like It There

Endorphinmachine (Instr.)

Bambi

Dreamer (Incl. Welcome 2 America)

Colonized Mind

Brown Skin (Shelby J)

She’s Always In My Hair

Little Red Corvette

The third show which started at around 2am was held at the exclusive Foundation Room at the venue. It was a charity show that sold for $500 to 100 very lucky fans. As for the songs that he played and how the show started we were unable to have access to that venue but from www.drfunkenberry.com the shows ended at 5am. It was a night to remember as you get a unique view at one of the greatest musical artist of our time. Tickets are still available for the last three shows at the Forum this weekend. Tickets are still available through www.livenation.com.

 

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Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.

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