Looks like Saturday night is going to get a healthy dose of musical purple in the very near . and were announced earlier today as the musical guest scheduled to join on this coming November 1st. And we were all treated to the above photo in the process; how magical is that.

and his female supergroup will be promoting their two latest releases, Art Official Age and PLECTRUMELECTRUM, both released two weeks ago.

UPDATE: it was just announced that this performance will be eight minutes of uncut glory; check it.

The icon’s return to the stage on November 1 – his first since February 4, 2006 – will be a rousing eight-minute long jam session no commercial interruption. The party will feature Prince along his all-female band (guitarist Donna Grantis, bassist Ida Nielsen, and drummer Hannah Welton).

In the 40-year history of , most performances have been broken up into two segments, often at and one just before the 90-minute classic sketch show ends. But Prince, known for his spontaneous and electrifying three-hour concerts in both massive and intimate, will perform his set in the middle of the show no closing encore. It’s anyone guess what the songs will be, but undeniable that it will be an incendiary and history making performance.

Can’t wait to see what he throws down.

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