Press Release

For Immediate Release: September 28, 2020

Drive in Concert ‘Prince Experience’ Comes to Plainfield, Saturday, October 10

Prince fans in the Union County area will be able enjoy classic hits from the late icon with a highly-regarded tribute act. The “Purple Madness” tribute band featuring Bobby Miller will bring forth the “Prince Experience” at a drive-in concert on Saturday, October 10th at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield. “FLAVUH” will open the show, which is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.

“This will be the second drive in concert sponsored by the County,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella. “I am pleased that we can bring exciting events to the community while adhering to COVID-19 guidelines and protocols.”

This is a free event but registration is required at www.ucnj.org/concert-register. Spots are limited to the first 220 cars registered.

The registration link will go live on Thursday, October 1st, beginning at 9 a.m.

To help promote social distancing, no walk-ups, bikes or chairs are permitted. Vehicles will be arranged at least 6 feet apart with adequate social distancing.

Port-o-johns and wash stations will be available. Masks will be required when using the port-o-johns. Attendees must stay in their vehicles (unless they need to use the port-o-johns). Those who are attending can bring their own food, and non-alcoholic drink. Alcohol is prohibited.   

“Prince was an icon who captivated and entertained audiences all around the world,” said Freeholder Rebecca Williams who is a Plainfield resident. “I am excited that we can bring his energy to Union County and provide an enjoyable event with Bobby Miller and Purple Madness.”

“Purple Madness” claims to be the ultimate celebration of the most widely beloved entertainer and profoundly influential artist of all-time. Bobby Miller presents an electrifying performance that can be best described as high energy and a “must see” performance.

For more information on Purple Madness, please go to: thepurplemadness.com

For more information and updates on all Union County services and resources during the COVID-19 outbreak, including guidance for using the Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University and the Mobile Test Unit walk-up sites, visit the new Union County COVID-19 website at ucnj.org/covid19.

For general information about COVID-19 and phone contacts for 24/7 assistance with questions, visit the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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