Australia will be turning purple next year as massive tribute show Nothing Compares 2 Prince is set to make its world premiere.

The brainchild of producers Phil Bathols and Tim Woods, the concert extravaganza coming our way in April will feature performers The Time, The Family, Purple Rain and Mint Condition .

St Paul Paterson, who knew Prince since he was 17 and also appeared in the movie Purple Rain, serves as the show's musical director. 

"I am so excited to be coming back to Australia this April, heading up an all star line up of singers and musicians to honour the incredible life and music of Prince," Peterson said.

Nothing Compares 2 Prince will hit the Sydney Opera House and Melbourne’s Hamer Hall and tickets go on sale on 30 November 2017; for more information, check out theGuide.