The New Power Generation - Celebrating Prince

Cork Opera House, Emmet Place

Sat 29 Oct 2022 (note: this event has already taken place)
7pm
€39.50 + booking fee


The New Power Generation, also known as the NPG, is the name of a group of musicians who

accompanied Prince from 1990 till 2013. Prince officially introduced them during his « Nude Tour »

in 1990, and they first appeared on record (as “Prince & The New Power Generation”) with the

release of the 1991 album « Diamonds & Pearls », which was one of Prince’s biggest successes,

both critically and commercially.

During two decades the NPG accompanied Prince (with a line-up that changed several times over the

years), they played all over the world and became one of the most admired backing bands.

Following the acclaim from the October 2016 “Official Prince Tribute Concert” in Minnesota, the

NPG decided to reunite to perform under the banner “Celebrating Prince”, celebrating the musical

genius of their former boss. The band’s musical director is none other than Morris Hayes, who of all

the musicians who worked with Prince is the one

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Venue Info


Cork Opera House

Cork City


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