SXSW 2017: Prince tribute with Wyclef Jean, Revolution members among free Auditorium Shores shows

South by Southwest has announced two of its three free concerts at Auditorium Shores: An “All Latino Resist Concert” presented by Voto Latino on Thursday, March 16, and a Prince tribute featuring Wyclef Jean and members of Prince’s band the Revolution on Friday, March 17.

Wyclef Jean will take part in a Prince tribute at Auditorium Shores during South by Southwest.
Wyclef Jean will take part in a Prince tribute at Auditorium Shores during South by Southwest.

Thursday’s show will include performances by Panteón Rococó, Residente and Ozomatli. Friday’s tribute will feature other as-yet unnamed special guests who will join the Revolution onstage to sing some of Prince’s best-known songs.

PHOTOS: Ozomatli visits Reagan High School in 2011

A third Auditorium Shores show is set for Saturday, March 18, with the lineup yet to be announced.

Admission requires the SXSW Guest Pass, available for free at guestpass.sxsw.com. The Guest Pass also allows entry into a select number of music showcases, film screenings, exhibitions and other events.

Author: Peter Blackstock

Music writer for the Austin American-Statesman and austin360.com. Twitter: @Blackstock360

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