18 January 2011

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Welcome 2 America Tour
18 January 2011
Venue Madison Square Garden
City, Country New York, New York, USA
Band Prince (vox, guitar, bass, (sampler) keyboard), John Blackwell (drums), Ida Nielsen (bass, vox), Morris Hayes (keyboards), Renato Neto (keyboards), Cassandra O'Neal (keyboards, vox), Shelby J. (vox), Elisa Dease (vox), Liv Warfield (vox)
Guest(s) Maya McClean & Nandy McClean (together as The Twinz) (dance), Maceo Parker (saxophone), Sharon Jones (vox), Neal Sugarman (tenor sax), Cochemea Gastelum (baritone sax), David Guy (trumpet), Franklin 'Binky Griptite' Stribling (guitar), Questlove, Jimmy Falon, Melyssa Ford, A. J. Calloway Mos Def, Stephen Hill
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facsimile of a ticket for this show
Setlist
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

based on a sampled loop of studio recording When Doves Cry
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Housequake
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Darling Nikki [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Black Sweat [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Nasty Girl [S]
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Sign O' The Times
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Alphabet St.
based on a sampled loop of studio recording Thieves In The Temple
Kiss w/ The Twinz
Take Me With U w/ The Twinz
Anotherloverholenyohead incl. uptempo 'rock jam' (coda) w/ The Twinz
Shhh
Controversy Arrow.png w/ Maceo Parker & The Twinz
Musicology Arrow.png w/ Maceo Parker & The Twinz
(Theme Song From) Which Way Is Up? incl. Housequake chants & Controversy (coda) w/ Maceo Parker & The Twinz, Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-lead vox
Raspberry Beret Arrow.png
Cream Arrow.png
Cool Arrow.png
Let's Work Arrow.png
U Got The Look
Angel Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-leadvox
Somewhere Here On Earth w/ Maceo Parker & Leighton Meester
EyeBlue.png Love U, But EyeBlue.png Don't Trust U Anymore w/ Maceo Parker & Leighton Meester
She's Always In My Hair
Dreamer Welcome 2 America
Purple Rain
 
A Love Bizarre w/ Sharon Jones, Neal Sugarman, Cochemea Gastelum, David Guy, Franklin 'Binky Griptite' Stribling
If I Was Your Girlfriend w/ Sharon Jones, Neal Sugarman, Cochemea Gastelum, David Guy, Franklin 'Binky Griptite' Stribling
Insatiable Arrow.png
Scandalous Arrow.png
Adore
 
Dance (Disco Heat) Arrow.png Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-lead vox, w/ The Twinz, ?uestlove, Mos Def, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Hill, A.J. Calloway
Baby I'm A Star w/ The Twinz, Questlove, Mos Def, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Hill, A.J. Calloway
 
Let's Go Crazy Arrow.png
Delirious Arrow.png Let's Go Crazy (coda)
1999
Peach w/ Questlove, Melyssa Ford
 
 

See here for index, code, and color legend

Show Facts
Advertised Start Time / Start Time Length Of Show Attendance/Capacity Ticket Prices

8:15 p.m. (Prince) / 8:45 p.m. (Prince) 130 minutes 18,256 / Sold out $ 750 (Purple Circle VIP Package) / $ 500 (Welcome 2 America Official VIP Package) $ 175 (+ $ 27.30 = $ 202.30) / $ 95 (+ $ 21.35 = $ 116.35) / $ 75 (+ $ 18.50 = $ 93.85) / $ 20.10 (+ $ 11.30 = $ 31.40)
 
Trivia

  • This show was added to the Welcome 2 America itinerary on Thursday 1 December at the same time the first show of the tour (14 December at the Izod in New Jersey) was canceled.
  • Ticket to General Public went on sale Friday 10 December at 12:00 p.m. EST. There was also an internet presale (accessible to 14 December Izod ticket holders) from Wednesday 8 December , 10:00 a.m. EST until 10:00 p.m. EST, followed by a presale for MSG / Live Nation / Partner from Thursday 9 December , 10:00 a.m. EST til 10:00 p.m. EST.
  • The show sold out by Sunday 16 December and according to Billboard's boxscore list grossed $1,956,335
 
Soundcheck Support Act(s)

  • no details known
  • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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