Prince to Play ‘Rally 4 Peace’ Concert in Baltimore on Mother’s Day

In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Prince presents the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Prince has announced plans to perform at a concert in Baltimore following recent unrest in the city over the death of a man who was fatally injured in police custody. A statement issued Tuesday, May 5, 2015, says the pop icon will perform Sunday, May 10, at “Rally 4 Peace,” a concert at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Prince presents the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Prince has announced plans to perform at a concert in Baltimore following recent unrest in the city over the death of a man who was fatally injured in police custody. A statement issued Tuesday, May 5, 2015, says the pop icon will perform Sunday, May 10, at “Rally 4 Peace,” a concert at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Prince presents the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Prince has announced plans to perform at a concert in Baltimore following recent unrest in the city over the death of a man who was fatally injured in police custody. A statement issued Tuesday, May 5, 2015, says the pop icon will perform Sunday, May 10, at “Rally 4 Peace,” a concert at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

 

(Time) – He’s expected to play “Baltimore,” the as-yet-unreleased song he wrote about the unrest in the city

The Purple One is coming to Baltimore to keep the peace.

In the wake of unrest over the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, Prince announced he will play a “Rally 4 Peace” concert on Mother’s Day this Sunday at the Royal Farms Arena, the Baltimore Sun reports. Tickets go on sale Wednesday at 5 p.m.

“As a symbolic message of our shared humanity and love for one another, attendees are invited to wear something gray in tribute to all those recently lost in the violence,” read the concert announcement, which arrived a little more than a week after rioting broke out in the city.

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