Indescribable music icon Prince died earlier today at his home in Minnesota. We’re all sad, but local bars are encouraging listeners to honor his music throughout the weekend. Stay tuned for more updates; if you’ve got details on more celebrations, send them to us on Twitter @wcp_arts.
Flash: The Shaw club will play the purple one’s discography in its entirety on its roof deck starting at 9 p.m.
DC9: The bar and music venue on 9th Street NW has loaded its jukebox with Prince’s greatest hits. Purple Rain cocktails will be offered for $6.
Rock & Roll Hotel: The H Street NE bar will offer $5 Purple Rain shots all night.
Songbyrd Music House: DJ Trev-Ski spins a tribute set tonight at 9:30 p.m. A late-night tribute begins Saturday at 11 p.m. and a Prince brunch begins at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Dodge City: DJ Dredd will play a Prince mix from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Warner Theatre: Black Lives Matter DC hosts a candlelight vigil outside the Warner Theatre, the last D.C. venue Prince played.
Sticky Rice: The bar hosts Prince karaoke starting at 10:30 p.m.
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