Watch Footage From Prince’s Surprise NYC Show That Ended At 6AM Yesterday

Claire Lobenfeld | August 27, 2013 - 4:26 pm

Extremely late on Sunday night or very early on Monday morning (depending on who you ask), recent Twitter-joiner Prince played a show a Tribeca’s 500-capacity venue City Winery from 3AM until just before 6 in the morning. It followed a week-long residency by his former band the New Power Generation, who accompanied him on-stage as did his current group 3rd Eye Girl, NPG vocalist Shelby J., Sly & the Family Stone’s Larry Graham, R&B upstart Luke James, Doug E. Fresh, and Cee-Lo Green, who had just played a reunion show with Atlanta rap icons Goodie Mob. A strict and increasingly familiar No Phone policy prevented any show footage from appearing online, but the artist formerly known as the Artist has culled together a montage of the insane night. You can check that out, as well as the set list, below.

For more details on the performance, read NY Mag’s culture site Vulture’s in-depth recap.

Prince is slated to release new single “Breakfast Can Wait” with 3rd Eye Girl soon. Check out a snippet and the Dave Chappelle-featuring artwork here.

“Strays Of The World
“Days Of Wild”/”Ain’t Nobody”
“Big City”
“All The Critics Love You In NY”
“Old Friends 4 Sale”
“People Pleaser”
“Something In The Water”
“Nothing Compares 2 U”
“Courtin’ Time”
“Get On The Boat”
“Act Of God”
“What Have You Done For Me Lately”/”Northside”/”Which Way Is Up”/”Dancing Machine”/”Partman”

“How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore”
“Diamonds & Pearls”
“Strange Relationship”
“The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker”
“Do Me Baby”
“Under The Cherry Moon”
“The Beautiful Ones”
“Moonbeam Levels”
“Sweet Thing”
“Take Me With U”
“Raspberry Beret”

“Blues Instrumental”
“Plectrum Electrum”

[Photo: Ben Yakas for Gothamist]

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