Weekend line-up grows for Bobby Z's Benefit 2 Celebrate Life Concert March 9 at First Ave

Feb 19, 2013, 09:00 ET from American Heart Association

Nicholas David, of The Voice, joins March 9 concert at First Ave with Maya Rudolph and others; Questlove books March 8 pre-show in The Record Room following Pre-Party at SEVEN Sushi

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  2nd Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! Bobby Z & Friends – Weekend line-up grows.

Robert Rivkin, better known as Bobby Z the former drummer for Prince & The Revolution, and his organization, My Purple Heart, has partnered again with the American Heart Association to host benefit concert on 2nd anniversary of his near-fatal heart attack.


Friday, March 8, 2013, 6 p.m.
SEVEN Steakhouse & Sushi Ultra Lounge, Minneapolis
Cover Charge – $7 donation suggested (Dinner reservations available)

Friday, March 8, 2013, 9 p.m.
Questlove will spin
The Record Room, First Avenue, Minneapolis
Admission: $25

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8 p.m.
2nd Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! Bobby Z & Friends
First Avenue, Minneapolis
General Admission: $65 (doors open at 7 p.m.)
VIP Admission and pre-party: $150 (doors open at 6 p.m.)

The Saturday event will star the tribute performance "Princess" featuring Maya Rudolph (of SNL fame) and Gretchen Lieberum, followed by a celebrity-filled concert including Questlove (of The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon), Andre Cymone, Dez Dickerson, Dr. Fink, Alexander O'Neal, Stokley (of Mint Condition), Nicholas David (Minnesota contestant from The Voice) and more surprise celebrity guest artists.

Tickets for the March 8 and March 9 shows are now on sale through First Avenue at www.first-avenue.com.                 

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Z's "My Purple Heart" organization and the American Heart Association for continued heart-health education.

For more information visit www.heart.org/BenefitConcert or www.mypurpleheart.org.

SOURCE American Heart Association