This Yarra Valley vineyard is hosting an ARIA-winner’s performance of Prince’s greatest hits

This Yarra Valley vineyard is hosting an ARIA-winner’s performance of Prince’s greatest hits

Andrew De Silva Rochford Wines
Words by Lucas Radbourne
In partnership with Rochford Wines

The beautiful Rochford Wines vineyard is hosting ARIA-winner Andrew De Silva to perform a timeline of Prince's greatest hits, drawn from his 39 albums.

The Rochford Wines vineyard is nestled in the heart of the Yarra Valley, combining live music, award-winning wine, excellent food and scenic views over rolling hills. They’ve previously hosted the likes of Joe Cocker and A Day On The Green, and now they’re staging a sensational performance of The Purple One over the Anzac Day long weekend.

On April 24, they’ll be hosting a performance titled ‘Purple Revolution’, with critically-acclaimed RnB and soul vocalist Andrew De Silva taking centre stage with a funk-filled musical journey into the life of Prince.

What you need to know

  • Yarra Valley vineyard Rochford Wines are hosting a performance of Purple Revolution: Prince’s greatest hits
  • They’ll be performed by ARIA-winning CDB singer Andrew De Silva
  • It’s going down on the Anzac Day long weekend on April 24. Gates open 3:30pm

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Widely known for leading ARIA-winning, multi-platinum vocal quartet CDB, or from winning Australia’s Got Talent back in 2012, De Silva has been mastering the art of performing Prince for years, earning a reputation for bringing the energy and the individuality of the legendary instrumentalist to life, with music drawn from his library of 39 albums. This show stopping performance will include all the classics; Purple Rain, Kiss, When Doves Cry, Little Red Corvette and many more.

The event will commence at 3:30pm, allowing you plenty of time to soak in the fresh air and enjoy the autumn colors surrounding Rochford, as you also get to experience some of the finest wines produced in Australia’s premier wine region. As you’d expect, this event is totally family friendly, and a fantastic way to spend a sunny Sunday over the long weekend.

Rochford Wines is hosting Purple Revolution; a performance of Prince’s greatest hits by Andrew De Silva at 878-880 Maroondah Highway in Coldstream, in the Yarra Valley. Gates open at 3.30pm, tickets available here.