Do you miss him? Couldn’t get enough of him? Well, “Prince” tribute artist Marshall Charloff will be coming to town for one night only, at the Thrasher-Horne Center in Orange Park, Florida. The Purple Xperience is a five-piece tribute band hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They have been touring around the country since their inception in 2011, bringing the memories of Prince and The Revolution to audiences of all generations. The Purple Xperience embodies the spirit and sounds of Prince, with front-man Marshall Charloff channeling the vocals and movements from the icon himself. The Purple Xperience brings you the greatest most authentic prince tribute shows in the world leaving no one disappointed.
Charloff is a celebrated producer and recording artist. He produced, wrote and recorded for the Multi-Platinum and Grammy award winning Commodores. Produced, wrote and recorded for Hall of Fame Inductee Little Anthony (Little Anthony and the Imperials). His skills paved the way for Marshmallow Fields: a 1990s production team consisting of Marshall, Grammy winner John Fields (The Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, and Switchfoot), and Steven “Funkytown” Greenberg and their single charted on the Billboard Top 100 dance charts and is still in rotation amongst DJs around the country. Marshall is also an inductee in the Mid America Music Hall Of Fame as a member of the band Westside.
Marshall Charloff’s band, Purple Xperience, hosts a number of world-class players, including: Tracey Blake on Lead guitar (played with New Power generation, Sons of Almighty featuring members of NPG, Tracey Blake Project, Westside: inducted in the Midwest hall of fame), Ron Long on Bass guitar (played with Christina Aguilera, The Backstreet Boys, 98°, also recorded with John L, Larry Blackman of Cameo, and Spike Lee), Ron Caron on Drums (played with the Rembrandts, Tina and the B sides, The Melismatics). Cory Eischen on Keys (played with New Power Generation, Prince’s protégé group: Mazarati, Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner and Dan Wilson from Semisonic).
“The Purple Experience”
DATE: Sat. Sept. 30, 2017 TIME: 8 p.m.
LOCATION: The Thasher-Horne Ctr.
St. Johns River State College
283 College Drive
Orange Park, FL 32065
TICKETS: range from $29 – $63 with all fees included, and may be purchased in person, online at THcenter, or by calling (904) 276-6815 between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday – Friday. VIP tickets are available for this show. The Thrasher-Horne Center is a performing arts venue and conference center owned and operated by St. Johns River State College. It is located on the Orange Park campus at 283 College Drive in Orange Park, Florida.