Singer/songwriter Prince died at his home, Paisley Park, in Chanhassen, Minnesota on this date in 2016. He was 57.
On April 19, 2001, Prince performed at the then First Union Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Twp. Here is the review of the concert:
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Brian Fulton has been the librarian at The Times-Tribune for the past 15 years. On his blog, Historically Hip, he writes about the great concerts, plays/musicals and celebrity happenings that have taken place throughout NEPA. He is also the co-host of the local history podcast, Historically Hip. He competed and was crowned grand champion on an episode of NPR quiz show “Ask Me Another.” Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9140; or @TTPagesPast