Live Nation Urban & TCG Entertainment Announce Inaugural “4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince”

Tour Will Open September 8th at the Prestigious Wolf Trap Amphitheater in Washington DC and will hit 35 Markets

4U Will Present the Music of Prince like Never Before with a Full Symphony Orchestra



(New York, NY May 15, 2018) – Live Nation Urban and TCG Entertainment announced today an agreement with The Prince Estate for a global musical partnership celebrating the music of Prince. 

Live Nation Urban and TCG Entertainment will create and tour the first and only official Estateapproved symphonic Prince celebration, titled 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince. 4U will present the music of Prince like never before, with a full symphony orchestra. In addition, each show will feature a live band with world class musicians and vocalists who will perform alongside the orchestra. 4U will draw from Prince’s singular and extensive music catalog, highlighting many of his hits that captivated generations of fans, alongside lesser known gems. Questlove, an avid Prince fan, has helped curate the music and orchestral arrangements that will be played by the symphony.

The 2018 tour officially starts on September 8th, in Washington DC at Wolf Trap with the Wolf Trap Orchestra, followed by an extensive US and European Tour. Click HERE to purchase tickets.


“We’re looking forward to working with Live Nation Urban and TCG Entertainment on this production and giving fans a unique experience” says Troy Carter of The Prince Estate.

“It’s such a blessing to be able to pay homage to and celebrate the music of a creative genius like Prince. One of the goals of Live Nation Urban is to create unique live platforms and to redefine what the norms of the live experience are. We are beyond excited to be working alongside the Estate in creating what we hope to be a long standing artistic celebration of an artist who inspired so many”— says Shawn Gee, President of Live Nation Urban.

 “TCG Entertainment is honored to be working with The Prince Estate and Live Nation Urban to create 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince. 4U will entertain audiences globally and we are humbled to work on a show based on Prince and his music given how important he is to people around the world” – says Stephen Cook, President of TCG Entertainment.

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince

Tour Routing:

September 6, 2018    New Brunswick, NJ    State Theatre

September 8, 2018    Washington, DC         Wolftrap

September 9, 2018    Richmond, VA            Altria Theatre

September 11 2018   Norfolk, VA                Chrysler Hall

September 12, 2018  Charlotte, NC             Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre

September 13, 2018  Raleigh, NC                Red Hat Amphitheatre

September 14, 2018  Asheville, NC              Cellular Center

September 15, 2018  Atlanta, GA                Verizon Amphitheatre

September 19, 2018  Buffalo, NY                 Buffalo Center for the Arts

September 20, 2018  Brooklyn, NY              Kings Theatre

September 21, 2018  Binghamton, NY         Anderson Center

September 22, 2018  Lynn, MA                    Lynn Memorial Hall

September 24, 2018  Cincinnati, OH            Taft Theatre

September 25, 2018  Columbus, OH            Ohio Theatre

September 26, 2018  Nashville, TN              Jackson Hall (TPAC)

September 27, 2018  Nashville, TN              Jackson Hall (TPAC)

September 28, 2018  Detroit, MI                 Fox Theatre

September 29, 2018  Cleveland, OH            State Theatre

September 30, 2018  Chicago, IL                  Chicago Theatre

October 2, 2018         Huntsville, AL             Von Braun Center

October 3, 2018         Gainesville, FL            O’Connell Center

October 4, 2018         Ft. Lauderdale, FL      Broward Center

October 5, 2018         Tampa, FL                  Sun Dome

October 6, 2018         Jacksonville, FL          Florida Theatre

October 7, 2018         Orlando, FL                Dr. Phillips Center

October 10, 2018       Grand Rapids, MI       20 Monroe

October 11, 2018       Milwaukee, WI           Riverside Theatre

October 12, 2018       Louisville, KY              The Palace

October 13, 2018       Indianapolis, IN          Murat Theatre

October 14, 2018       St. Louis, MO              Fox Theatre

October 16, 2018       Midland, TX                Wagner Noel

October 17, 2018       Dallas, TX                   Music Factory

October 18, 2018       Houston, TX               Smart Financial Centre

October 19, 2018       San Antonio, TX         Majestic Theater

October 21, 2018       Kansas City, MO         Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

Note: Additional performances through 2018-19 will be announced at a later date, including international shows through Europe.

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About The Prince Estate:

The Prince Estate passionately presents Prince’s life and work, and cultivates opportunities to further his legacy. As the singular, authoritative source on all things Prince, The Prince Estate inspires and educates fans, celebrates Prince in his totality, and stewards Prince’s legacy into the future. www.princeestate.com

About Live Nation Entertainment:

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

About TCG Entertainment:

TCG Entertainment www.TCGENT.com is the industry leader in the creation, production, booking and marketing of live entertainment productions and events. TCG has over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry with a focus on symphonic, family, music, and other live touring properties. Current and past productions include A Night of Symphonic Hip Hop, multiple productions of Cirque Musica www.CirqueMusica.com, A Night of Symphonic Rock, REWIND-Celebrating the 80s, and more.

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