CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Musicians who played on stage with Prince will speak at a four-day celebration of the “Purple Rain” superstar at Paisley Park.

Organizers of “Celebration 2017” announced speakers for the event on Tuesday.

It’s scheduled to run April 20-23, being held during the anniversary of Prince’s death.

Among the speakers are Lisa Coleman, Wendy Melvoin, drummer Bobby Z, keyboardist Matt Fink and bassist BrownMark from Prince’s 1980s band, The Revolution.

Tickets are nearly sold out.

Celebration 2017 – Special Guest Speakers

Afshin Shahidi Lisa Coleman
Arturo Padilla Mark Brown
Bobby Z Matt Fink
Chris James Morris Hayes
Chuck Hermes Randee St. Nicholas
Damaris Lewis Red White
Damon Dickson Rob Colby
Dave Rusan Sal Greco
David Z Sam Jennings
Debbie McGuan Shelby J
Dylan Dresdow Stacia Lang
Jeff Munson Steve Parke
Jeremy Gavin Susan Rogers
Kim Berry Takumi Suetsugu
Kip Blackshire Tony Mosley
Levi Seacer Wendy Melvoin

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