Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS) Late pop icon Prince — who was found dead from an overdose in April at the age of 57 — will be honoured at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on October 13, his siblings have announced.
Prince’s family said they “have been moved by the tremendous love and support of Prince’s friends and fans around the world” and are “excited” at the prospect of the official tribute show, reports mirror.co.uk.
They said in a statement: “We are excited for the opportunity to bring everyone together for the official family celebration of Prince’s life, music and legacy, and there is no better place to do it than his hometown of Minneapolis.
“We are honoured by the artists who will pay tribute and grateful to those that have worked so hard to make this celebration possible,” the statement added.
Tickets for the show will go on sale next month, and performers will be announced on a rolling basis.