What We Do

1st Avenue Revue is an accomplished group of musicians paying tribute to musical icon Prince Rogers Nelson and the Minneapolis Sound. They faithfully cover many of Prince’s songs from his timeless and seemingly endless catalog of music. Their performance captures the true Funk that defines Prince’s music. Join them as they perform many familiar hits, as well as lesser-known classics that endeared Prince to many hardcore fans.

Upcoming Shows

No shows booked at the moment.

Past Shows

Date City Venue
08/05/18 Morgan Hill, CA Guglielmo Winery
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $50 (general admission)/$75 VIP. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 1-800-838-3006. Address: 1480 E Main Ave.. Venue phone: (408) 779-2145. 4th Annual White and Wine a Taste of the Tropics Festival WHITE & WINE is back! This time we are doing white and touch of tropiccal colors! Get ready for a great afternoon of fun, including live entertainment, vendors, raffles, and a silent auction! Doors open at 1pm and the festivities start at 2pm! Come get your groove on with live music featuring two outstanding bands!! TORTILLA SOUP is a variety band that plays music from the 60s to the present, including R&B, soul, cumbia, top 40, and old school genres. 1st AVENUE REVUE pays tribute to musical icon Prince Rogers Nelson and the Minneapolis Sound, faithfully covering many of Princes familiar hits, as well as lesser-known classics that endeared Prince to many hardcore fans. We will be honored to award our 2018 scholorship in the name of our Late President Emeritus Lavel Pennington. We are also expecting surprise quests. You can also enter for a chance to win a five day, four night CRUISE FOR TWO, plus several other great prizes!! Be prepared for our Silent Auction, featuring sporsts memoribila, Art, Jewerly and more! Food, wine, and beer will be available for purchase. Wine tasting is also available for an additional fee. You don’t want to miss it! VIP tickets as well as EARLY BIRD general admission tickets are available NOW! VIP tickets include food, wine tasting, and preferred seating. BE A VENDER. We still have space available. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f8a860_aecdd263624e470b96a082bf739d1ec5.pdf Mark your calendar and purchase tickets now! Remember to wear your white with a touch of tropical color!
04/21/18 Vallejo, CA The Empress Theater
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20/online $25/door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 707-552-2400. Address: 330 Virginia Street. Come celebrate the LIFE and MUSIC of this musical PIONEER and GENIUS 2 years from the date of his untimely passing as 1st Avenue Revue plays songs from Prince’s endless musical catalog including songs by other MPLS-influenced artists he wrote for or inspired, including Morris Day and The Time, Jesse Johnson, Mazarati, Sheila E. and more. More information
04/07/18 Redwood City, CA Club Fox
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20 adv / $25 day of show. Age restrictions: No Minors. Box office: (877) 435-9849. Address: 2209 Broadway Street. Venue phone: (831) 334-1153. 1st Avenue Revue joins legendary Bay Area cover band, Tortilla Soup, for “A Special Celebration Show!” Influenced by a variety of music, Tortilla Soup was formed to bring the flavor of the 80’s and 90’s along with a bit of R&B and a few tunes to the forefront of today’s music. Mixing the past with the music of today is what Tortilla Soup brings to its audience. They rock every event with style and great stage presence. Come join Tortilla Soup and 1st Avenue Revue for an evening of great music and performances! Message us via our Facebook page for tickets: https://www.facebook.com/1stAvenueRevue/ More information
11/11/17 San Rafael, CA Fenix Music & Supper Club
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15 – $18. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (415) 813-5600. More information
11/03/17 Vallejo, CA The Empress Theater
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25 Online | $30 Box Office and Phone. Age restrictions: No Minors. Box office: (707) 552-2400. Address: 330 Virginia Street. Doors open 7PM | Show starts at 8PM Table Reservation: Front Row Table $140 4 Seats Per Table ($35 per seat) https://red.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=0073f07d85a7d96f43b5def893c56b51 More information
10/28/17 San Jose, CA Holiday Inn San Jose-Silicon Valley
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20 – $400. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 1350 North 1st Street. Boo Bash Halloween Party Get your costumes and dancing shoes ready! Get your friends and groups together and come join us !! — SPECIAL HOTEL RATES, CALL HOLIDAY INN 408-453-6200 BEFORE 10/14/2017!! 18+ Please, No Children Show begins at 7:45pm
09/16/17 Richmond, CA Spirit & Soul Festival
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: FREE. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Downtown Richmond.
09/14/17 Pleasanton, California Barone’s
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $15 Cover. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 475 St. John Street.
08/27/17 Oakland, Ca The Night Light
Time: 4:30pm. Admission: $10.00. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 311 Broadway (Jack London Square). Venue phone: (510) 433-0340. Featuring DJ Hightop & DJ Spooky Calavera. A Purple Funk SF production.
06/25/17 Oakland, Ca The Night Light
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: $10.00. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 311 Broadway (Jack London Square). Venue phone: (510) 433-0340. Purple Funk SF presents Days of Wild FunknRoll Edition
Prince Tribute by 1st Avenue Revue. Also featuring DJ Hightop & DJ Spooky Calavera. Hosted by GiGi. 70’s fashion theme.
04/23/17 Oakland Yoshi’s
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: $20. Address: 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square. Venue phone: 510-238-9200.
02/17/17 San Rafael, CA Fenix Music & Supper Club
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $18-$20. Box office: (415) 813-1234.
10/15/16 Vallejo, CA The Empress Theater
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 330 Virginia Street.
08/28/16 Hayward, CA Cal State University East Bay – Bay Area Cookoff 2016
Time: 4:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd. Event starts at 11am. Band will play at 4:30pm.
08/26/16 Stockton, CA The Record Press Club
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: TBD. Age restrictions: No Minors. Box office: (800) 745-3000. Address: 248 West Fremont Street. Venue phone: (209) 373-1400.
07/02/16 San Francisco, California Fillmore Jazz Festival
Time: 11:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages.
05/07/16 Oakland Yoshi’s
Time: 9:15pm. Admission: $19. Address: 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square. Venue phone: 510-238-9200.
02/27/16 San Rafael, CA Fenix Music & Supper Club
Time: 8:00pm. Box office: (415) 813-5600. Contact the Fenix for ticket information and reservations.
07/31/15 San Rafael, CA Fenix Music & Supper Club
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $12/$15. Age restrictions: No Minors. More information

The Band

Rick Dorer

Rick Dorer

Keyboards & Vocals
Derek Clark

Derek Clark

Lead Singer
Christian Houston

Christian Houston

Keyboards & Vocals
Tony "Twotimes" Providence

Tony "Twotimes" Providence

Drummer
Chris Meek

Chris Meek

Guitar
Rob Ferguson

Rob Ferguson

Bass & Vocals

Booking

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