Friday, 6 June 2014

Prince Brings UK Tour To A Close With Exclusive Show at The Hippodrome



Prince performed a secret late-night show at The Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square last night, bringing to a close his recent run of sold-out UK dates. The 55-year-old pop superstar, who has recently been whipping crowds across the country into a frenzy with a series of incredible concerts, performed a stunning, 2-hour hit-laden set in the venue’s intimate 180-seat cabaret theatre, with celebrities such as Kate Moss, Alesha Dixon, Paolo Nutini, Bryan Ferry & The XX in attendance.

Having earlier attended an after-party for the hotly-tipped British drama Belle, directed by Amma Asante and starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Prince took to the stage with his regular band 3rdEyeGirl at around midnight and treated the small crowd to a set packed with classic hits including Raspberry Beret, Diamonds & Pearls and 1999.


Since kicking off his acclaimed Hit and Run tour back in February, Prince has performed a string of last-minute shows in venues across London including the Electric Ballroom, KOKO and The Roundhouse but The Hippodrome’s cabaret theatre, which launched in 2012 with a performance from Grammy-winning legend Dionne Warwick, is one of the most intimate venues he has chosen to perform at thus far. The tour continues in Vienna on June 7th.

For more information about The Hippodrome’s live entertainment programme, please visit www.hippodromecasino.com/events
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