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Purple Madness Takes Over Downtown Clarksville – Clarksville Online

By June 7, 2022June 30th, 2022Sports events

Montgomery County, Tennessee – Last Friday night’s Downtown @ Sundown concert will be the talk of the town for months. It was to be one of the best musical performances of all time at the Downtown Commons.

What better way to kick off the gig than with local favorite Lucian Greene. Greene did an acoustic set that really got the crowd moving.

Lucian Greene.  (Mark Haynes, Clarksville Online)
Lucian Greene. (Mark Haynes, Clarksville Online)

“It was a good time here tonight. It’s packed with people. We had perfect weather and you can’t do better, Greene said after his set. “I think this event is amazing. It’s cool to have a regular event here that’s an outdoor event. It’s great for the community.”




Next, Prince tribute band Purple Madness took the stage. As the band warmed up, Bobby Miller as Prince took to the stage on a motorcycle. From the moment the music started, it was Price on stage. Miller had Prince’s dance moves, voice, mannerisms and looks. Suits were dead on Prince.

Miller took command of the scene and never let it go. He engaged the audience and gave a truly electrifying performance. The band Purple Madness was just awesome.

Tribute tape to the prince of purple madness.  (Mark Haynes, Clarksville Online)
Tribute tape to the prince of purple madness. (Mark Haynes, Clarksville Online)

Some of the songs they performed were “Let’s Go Crazy”, “Kiss”, “Little Red Corvette”, a claimed version of “Darling Nikki”, “When Doves Cry” and of course “Purple Rain”.


I saw Price in concert. Watching Purple Madness, it was easy to forget that it wasn’t Prince. They are just so good.

Purple Madness with Bobby Miller as Prince.  (Mark Haynes, Clarksville Online)
Purple Madness with Bobby Miller as Prince. (Mark Haynes, Clarksville Online)

If you missed this concert, keep an eye out. I’m sure they’ll be back in Clarksville. Everyone in the audience was blown away. That was all anyone could talk about afterwards.

Purple Madness with Bobby Miller as Prince.  (Mark Haynes, Clarksville Online)
Purple Madness with Bobby Miller as Prince. (Mark Haynes, Clarksville Online)

The next series of Downtown @ Sundown concerts at the Downtown Commons will take place on Friday, June 17, 2022 with Heart Tribute Band Barracuda. The concert starts at 7:00 p.m.

The Downtown Commons is located at 215 Legion Street.

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