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2nd Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! Bobby Z & Friends

1,500 Pack First Ave to jam for over 3 hours!

Robert Rivkin, better known as Bobby Z the GRAMMY-winning former drummer for Prince & The Revolution, and his organization, My Purple Heart, partnered with the American Heart Association to host a star-studded benefit concert and weekend block party on March 9, 2013 at First Avenue on the 2nd anniversary of his near-fatal heart attack.

First Ave was packed with 1,500 people. The evening included a special VIP experiences, rocking music and Bobby sharing his personal story and heart health messages.
The Event Featured Performances from:

  • The tribute performance "Princess" featuring Maya Rudolph (of SNL fame) and Gretchen Lieberum
  • Questlove (of The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) backed up Princess
  • André Cymone
  • Dez Dickerson
  • Dr. Fink
  • Alexander O’Neal
  • Stokley and Mint Condition
  • Nicholas David (Minnesota contestant from The Voice)
  • Patty Peterson
  • and more

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Join Bobby at his next gig: The Heart Walk

Saturday, May 4, 2013
Target Field, Minneapolis
7:00 AM

Bobby, with wife Vicki, hosts the Heart Walk.

25,000 walkers gather to raise over $2 million for heart disease research.

2nd Annual Concert HIGHLIGHTS

FOX 9 interviews Maya Rudolph


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