R&B singer Prince hosted a press conference Thursday (Oct 14) in Harlem, New York City at the Apollo Theater announcing his new tour, due to kick-off this December!
Dates haven’t beem announced just yet, but according to US Magazine, the music legend will bring along Janelle Monae, Mint Condition, Esperanza Spalding and more, as supporting acts for the tour, dubbed the “Welcome 2 America” Tour.
Though no specific dates, cities or venues were announced, the shows are scheduled to kick off in December and will feature Prince playing a gold-plated Fender guitar that will be auctioned off at the end of the live run with proceeds beneftting the Harlem Children’s Zone.
“The nights of entertainment will feature some of the best artists this country has to offer,” Prince promised reporters. “They know what time it is. So come early and come often, because every time we play it’s always something new. No two shows will be the same. I have a lot of hits. Bring your friends, bring your children, bring your own foot spray — it’s going to be funky!”
Check out a few pictures of Prince at yesterday’s press conference below!