Watch a 1985 ‘Prince and the Revolution: Live’ Concert on YouTube 5/14-17 for COVID-19 Relief

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This Thursday night, the Prince Estate will host a very special streaming concert event on YouTube: A 1985 concert from Prince and the Revolution in Syracuse, New York, when the ensemble was at the absolute peak of its powers on the Purple Rain tour. The concert film will be available via YouTube for three days only, from 5/14-17.

The details:

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 ( 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.

The watch party will go live on Thursday, May 14 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on YouTube at this link:


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