The Current hosts a Prince memorial street party tonight


Prince died suddenly this morning. To honor his memory, the Current celebrating the Purple One's life with a block party tonight.

Taking the stage to play Prince tunes will be DJ Shannon Blowtorch, Lizzo, Chastity Brown, P.O.S., Sarah White, Tiny Deaths, and Pavielle. Jade from the Current will host, and other special guests are expected as well.

The celebration will be taking place from 8 to 10 p.m. outside on Seventh Street from Hennepin Avenue to First Avenue North. 

After the celebration, DJ Jake Rudh and friends will be spinning tunes at First Avenue's all-night dance party, which runs until 7 a.m. tomorrow morning.