LOUISVILLE, KY – MARCH 14: (Exclusive Coverage) Prince performs onstage during the “HitnRun” tour opener at The Louisville Palace on March 14, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images for NPG Records 2015)
Special Report from Sherlene Shanklin, WHAS11 Television/ABC Louisville
(Louisville, KY) Today, Prince Roger Nelson died at the age of 57. There’s been so many messages sent in regards to the music superstar.
The Louisville Palace was the venue chosen to kickoff the Hit and Run Tour in March 2015. They sent a statement on his passing:
We are deeply saddened and in shock about the news of the passing of Prince. Our deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends.
The Louisville Palace Theater was fortunate enough to host four incredible performances over the course of two days in March 2015. They were truly some of the most memorable concerts this venue has ever hosted. Each show was amazing in their own right, with an energy we have never felt inside our theater. Not only was it an amazing experience for the thousands of fans who attended, but for the entire team on the ground here in Louisville. It was two days that none of us will ever forget. All created by an amazing musician who had the ability create a community of music lovers as one.
Prince will be missed by all.
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Special report from Sherlene Shanklin, WHAS11 Television, ABC Louisville
I have new information in regards to Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable Tour. According to Jackson’s team and Live Nation the tour will resume in 2017. There’s no specific date at this time but 2017 is the target date. That also includes the KFC Yum Center show originally scheduled for June 8th.
New dates will be announced at a later time and I’m being told that tickets will be honored for the re-scheduled dates. If you do not wish to attend the 2017 date refunds are available at the point of purchase.
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On Friday, January 15th , the Mercury Ballroom will take you back in time where hip hop and rap was in the infant stages and aspiring artists in the genre were trying to make a name for themselves. Fast forward to 2016 and these artists are considered legends like the one who will return to Louisville. Biz Markie will be apart of the 80s vs. 90s Mashup Bash.
Tickets are only $15 to see this infamous dj and legend in the hip hop game. Biz Markie has performed on the turntables for exclusive events such as Super Bowl, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Show, Grammy after parties of our course the some of the biggest Kentucky Derby events.
This will also be The411 with Sherlene Shanklin thank you for your support event. I’m going to send at least 100 people to this event. All you have to do is like my public figure page to be eligible and then look for the announcements. I’ve even attached the link for you below.