In an effort to showcase music that will remain unforgotten, Classic Albums Live recruits some of the greatest musicians to perform your favorite music. When it comes to Prince's Purple Rain, you should not expect any different. As much as we'd all love to see Prince perform this epic album, which is considered one of the best rock 'n' roll albums ever, Classic Albums Live: Prince's Purple Rain is the next best thing. Whether you're a first-time listener or a longtime fan, Purple Rain is the album that defined Prince's career. It is the perfect mesh between funk and R&B that uses pop, rock, and heavy-metal elements as the finishing touch. The musicians of Classic Albums Live will perform all your favorites, including, "When Doves Cry," "Let's Go Crazy," and "I Would Die 4 U" just like the man himself. Considering these musicians' attention to detail, we're certain you won't be able to tell the difference.
Transport yourself back in time with this special feature at the Parker Playhouse on Thursday. Show starts at 8 p.m. at 707 NE Eighth St. in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $29 to $49. VIP tickets cost $69. Visit parkerplayhouse.com, or call 954-462-0222. Visit classicalbumslive.com.
Thu., Sept. 11, 8 p.m., 2014