Andrew De Silva – multi-platinum ARIA award winner from leading R&B group CDB, joins forces with Australia’s leading musicians to take the audience on a funk-filled electrifying musical journey through the life of Prince. Audiences around the country have been wowed by the show as Andrew, and his band celebrate the songs and the musicianship of PRINCE.
With tracks such as Little Red Corvette, 1999, Cream, Diamonds & Pearls, I Wanna Be Your Lover and the iconic Purple Rain, audiences are guaranteed to be on their feet from start to finish. Prince’s hits smashed the Billboard Charts and created memories for generations.
Whether you were a fan of Prince’s irrevocable style, or only discovered his catalogue after his passing, Purple Revolution is a show for all to enjoy. Jam-packed with hits, the show features guitar virtuoso Simon Hosford (Men At Work, Tommy Emmanuel), Rod Bustos (Kate Ceberano, Vanessa Amorosi), drummer Johnny Salerno (Belinda Carlisle, Jon Stevens) and Aaron Mendoza (Angus & Julia Stone) on keys.
When it comes to an artist performing Prince’s material, then Andrew De Silva is confidently placed to do so. There is little he can’t do – from fronting R&B supergroup CDB in the 1990s, to pub rock icons Boom Crash Opera nowadays, Andrew is also an established singer-songwriter within his own right, winning the 2012 Australia’s Got Talent for his incredible vocal style.