PLAINFIELD, NJ - Prince fans in the Union County area can enjoy classic hits from the late R&B/funk/rock icon with a highly-regarded tribute act. The “Purple Madness” tribute band featuring Bobby Miller will bring forth the “Prince Experience” at a drive-in concert on Saturday, Oct. 10, at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield.
FLAVUH will open the show, which is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.
“This will be the second drive in concert sponsored by the County,” said Freeholder Chair Al Mirabella. “I am pleased that we can bring exciting events to the community while adhering to COVID-19 guidelines and protocols.”
This is a free event but registration is required at www.ucnj.org/concert-register. Spots are limited to the first 220 cars registered. The registration link will go live on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 9:00 a.m.
To help promote social distancing, no walk-ups, bikes or chairs are permitted. Vehicles will be arranged at least 6-feet apart with adequate social distancing.
Port-o-johns and wash stations will be available, but masks will be required when using them. Attendees must stay in their vehicles (unless they need to use the port-o-johns) and can bring their own food and non-alcoholic drinks. Alcohol is prohibited.
“Prince was an icon who captivated and entertained audiences all around the world,” said Freeholder Rebecca Williams, a Plainfield resident. “I am excited that we can bring his energy to Union County and provide an enjoyable event with Bobby Miller and Purple Madness.”
“Purple Madness” claims to be the ultimate celebration of the most widely beloved entertainer and profoundly influential artist of all-time. Bobby Miller presents an electrifying performance that can be best described as high energy and a “must see” performance. For more information, visit thepurplemadness.com.