With 25 studio albums, over 100 million albums sold worldwide and endless awards won including most recently the 2013 Billboard Icon Award, The Purple Ones was formed in April 2012 to pay homage to one of the most well known musicians spanning over multiple decades, the incredible songwriting, musicianship and over the top legendary performances of The Purple One himself...PRINCE!

 

The Purple Ones has taken the Bay Area, CA by storm packing crowds into SF's classic venues such as Bimbos 365 Club, Slims, Red Devil Lounge, Cafe DuNord, Oakland's The New Parish, San Jose's The Blank Club, Santa Cruz's Don Quixotes International Music Hall and Walnut Creek's Dans Bar to name a few. 

This all star Bay Area band features current and former members of staple bands such as The New Morty Show, Foreverland, Superdiamond, 4 Non Blondes, Casino Royale, Johnny Vegas & The Highrollers, Funky Little Shack and more. 

 

Band-2012-2014

Kazam Ali-Lead Vocals/Electric Bass

Pamela Fields-Lead Vocals
Roger Rocha-Lead Guitar
Morgan Day-Guitar
Karla Downey-Drums
Al Conde-Keyboards
Morty Okin-Trumpet
Chris Barnes-Trumpet
Jamison Smeltz-Bari/Tenor Sax, Horn Arr
Mara Fox-Trombone

Victor Saldana - TPO's photographer live shots

LINKS TO VIDEO       Live FOOTAGE OF

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#1&2 Video password is -  Purple

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