This fall, kick-off your 2018 Carson Center Concert Series with the Prince phenomenon! THE PURPLE XPERIENCE, Friday, September 28, 2018.
Since its inception in 2011, The Purple Xperience is a true tribute to Prince. True to the original, hailing from Minneapolis, MN and created by Matt Fink of The Revolution. Performing to over 300 thousand fans, this 5-piece band has distinguished themselves as the greatest and most authentic production of Prince and The Revolution and as the world’s foremost Prince tribute concert.
The Prince Xperience embodies the charismatic and uncannily accurate renditions of Prince through lead singer Marshall Charloff, who styles the magic of Prince’s talent in an unmatched fashion through his showmanship, vocals and multi-instrumental capacity on guitar and piano, along with authentic band costumes, impeccable harmonies, spirit and energy, all coming together to give the audience the Prince “live in concert” experience.
Come sing and dance the night away with The Purple Xperience performing the classic songs of chart-topping Prince hits including: Purple Rain, 1999, Raspberry Beret, Kiss, Let’s Go Crazy, When Doves Cry, Delirious, U Got The Look, Little Red Corvette, I Wanna Be Your Lover, and many more.
FEATURING MARSHALL CHARLOFF
Lead singer, Marshall Charloff, not only styles the magic of Prince’s talent in an uncannily unmatched fashion with his appearance, vocal imitation, and multi-instrumental capacity on guitar and piano, but Marshall has performed nationwide fronting world-class symphonies in most major cities in the US and Canada. including teaming up with the famous jazzman Marcus Anderson (New Power Generation, 3rd Eye Girl sax player) in Raleigh, NC to perform with the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra.
Marshall recorded with Prince on the album 94 East, (where Marshall plays both, keyboards and bass guitar and Prince is on lead vocals). Pepe Willie, who discovered Marshall, was also responsible for getting Prince’s career up and running. In 2009, Marshall teamed up with Doctor Fink from Prince and the Revolution and Pepe Willie from the band 94 East to perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame benefit concert (On the same bill were Cheap Trick, Atlanta Rhythm Section, and the Georgia Satellites).
Marshall Charloff is a celebrated producer and recording artist. He produced, wrote and recorded for the Multi Platinum and Grammy award winning Commodores. Produced, Wrote and recorded for Hall of Fame Inductee Little Anthony (Little Anthony and the Imperials). His skills paved the way for Marshmallow Fields: a 1990s production team consisting of Marshall, Grammy winner John Fields (The Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, and Switchfoot), and Steven “Funkytown” Greenberg and their single charted on the Billboard Top 100 dance charts and is still in rotation amongst DJs around the country. Marshall is also an inductee in the Mid America Music Hall Of Fame as a member of the band Westside.
WORLD CLASS PLAYERS
Marshall Charloff’s band, Purple Xperience, hosts a number of world-class players, including: Tracey Blake on Lead guitar (played with New Power generation, Sons of Almighty featuring members of NPG, Tracey Blake Project, Westside: inducted in the Midwest hall of fame), Ron Long on Bass guitar (played with Christina Aguilera, The Backstreet Boys, 98°, also recorded with John L, Larry Blackman of Cameo, and Spike Lee), Ron Caron on Drums (played with the Rembrandts, Tina and the B sides, The Melismatics). Cory Eischen on Keys (played with New Power Generation, Prince’s protégé group: Mazarati, Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner and Dan Wilson from Semisonic).
VIP Ticket includes a ticket on the Main Floor Rows AA-EE, reserved parking pass per ticket order (priceless during BBQ on The River), and reserved seating for the Pre-Tuning On The Terrace which includes: full cash bar, air-conditioning and bathroom access, and ability to grab your BBQ and come over to enjoy incomparable views of the river.