Saturday, June 6, 2009

Purple Rain Contest

This summer marks the 25th anniversary of Purple Rain, a record and movie closely linked with First Avenue's history and legacy. To celebrate, First Ave is running a number of special events, including a Too Much Love Twitter contest. Details are in the press release below:
This summer, First Avenue is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Purple Rain, one of the greatest records and movies of all time. The legendary venue featured in the film will play host to three separate events to mark their release.

Too Much Love Twitter Contest
Every Saturday night during Too Much Love from June 6 - August 1, 2009
18+ show
$3.00 admissions ($1.00 with College ID)
10:00pm doors

DJ Soviet Panda and his guests will play one song from the record every Saturday night during Too Much Love for nine consecutive weeks. The songs will be played in the order they appear on the record.

AFTER the song is played, the first person to send a tweet containing “@firstavenue” via their twitter account will receive a prize pack consisting of five pairs of tickets to First Avenue shows and more. The winner of the last week’s contest will receive a prize pack with 10 pairs of tickets to First Avenue shows and a Purple Rain standup.

Week 1- Saturday, June 6, 2009: Let’s Go Crazy
Week 2- Saturday, June 13, 2009: Take Me With U
Week 3- Saturday, June 20, 2009: The Beautiful Ones
Week 4- Saturday, June 27, 2009 : Computer Blue
Week 5- Saturday, July 4, 2009: Darling Nikki
Week 6- Saturday, July 11, 2009 : When Doves Cry
Week 7- Saturday, July 18, 2009: I Would Die 4 U
Week 8- Saturday, July 25, 2009: Baby I’m A Star
Week 9- Saturday, August 1, 2009: Purple Rain

First Avenue’s twitter account:
Too Much Love website:

1 comment:

  1. where do we see the pictures taken at TML lastnight???