Prince, one of the most prolific and groundbreaking artists of our time whose recorded music, live performances and powerful artistry have affected music and pop culture like no other, is bringing his spectacular tour, “Welcome 2 Canada,” to nearby London, Ontario, on Monday, Dec. 5. This is Prince’s first multi-city national Canadian tour since 2002.
Prince kicked off his “Welcome 2 America” tour in New York in December 2010 with a celebrated six-night stand which received tremendous acclaim by fans and critics every night. Prince followed up with three intimate nights in Oakland and six special nights in the Carolinas where he performed many of his fan favorite mega-hits which had fans in every market dancing and asking for more. The extraordinary run of shows continued with stops in Sacramento, Fresno and San Jose, with more than a quarter of a million fans joining him in Los Angeles. Prince welcomed a wide range of guest artists throughout his multi-hour sets, including Chaka Khan, Alicia Keys, Larry Graham, Sheila E., Mary J Blige and many more.
The Dec. 5 show will take place at 8 p.m. in the John Labatt Centre, located at 99 Dundas St. in downtown London. Ticket prices range from $51.25 to $141.25. For more information, visit http://www.johnlabattcentre.com/calendar/122011-05.html. For helpful information on planning a quick getaway to London, please visit www.londontourism.ca.