December 08, 2022

Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Tour Special Air on PBS

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Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Tour Special Aired June 4th on PBS and Available on Passport. 

The royal musical genius Prince gives the world a powerful performance with the ‘Purple Rain’ Tour airing on PBS. Initially presented on June 4th fans of the beloved Prince can view this with the PBS Passport membership special. 

Air on PBS

Saturday, June 4, 9:30 pm, Monday, June 6, 11:30 pm, and June 10, 9 pm on Nine PBS and livestream.

Stream online or on the PBS Video App with PBS Passport. This membership provides you with extended access to an on-demand quality public television programming library.

Learn more about PBS Passport.

Saturday, June 4, 9:30 pm, Monday, June 6, 11:30 pm, and June 10, 9 pm on Nine PBS and livestream. Stream online or on the PBS Video App with Nine PBS Passport. This membership provides you with extended access to an on-demand quality public television programming library.  Learn more about Nine PBS Passport.

The Special

With engineer Chris James and re-mastered by the amazing Bernie Grundman.  This powerful performance by Prince and The Revolution is entirely remixed from the original 2″ multi-track master reels. This update improves the picture significantly.  The Prince and The Revolution live is the first Prince release to be made available supporting digital streaming platforms. 

The program features smash hits from the seminal Prince albums Purple Rain and 1999, including “Let’s Go Crazy,” “1999,” “Little Red Corvette,” “When Doves Cry,” and a mind-bending 18+ minute version of “Purple Rain.”

This special lets viewers bend time and experience diverse viewpoints. Take a front-row seat to the world-class drama and performances.

PBS invites both longtime Prince fans and new generations of music lovers to venture through this groundbreaking and bewitching experience. Thank you Prince for bringing to the stage with The Revolution, The Purple Rain Tour in an entirely new and immersive way.

By taking full control over the direction of his work, Prince was able to shape the sounds that still influence countless musicians to this very day.

By taking full control over the direction of his work, Prince was able to shape the sounds that still influence countless musicians to this very day.

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