Music of Prince with Talib Kweli + Booker T + Madeleine Peyroux + Blind Boys of Alabama + Living Colour + Mike Scott + The Roots and more

Carnegie Hall , Midtown West Thursday March 7 2013 20:00
Photograph: Courtesy Def Jam

Roots musical mastermind Questlove helms a tribute to Prince at Carnegie Hall to benefit music programs for underprivileged NYC youth, featuring the starry likes of Elvis Costello, Booker T. Jones and Maya Rudolph—with the Roots as house band, of course. Turns out you’re not alone in knowing all the words to “Darling Nikki” and the dance moves to “I Would Die 4 U." Who knew?

Venue name: Carnegie Hall
Address: 881 Seventh Ave
New York
Cross street: at 57th St
Transport: Subway: B, D, E to Seventh Ave; F, N, Q, R to 57th St
Price: $48–$150