A tribute to an icon is no easy feat for any artist. The goal of a tribute is to show admiration and gratitude for life and legacy in addition to creating a moment that touches the hearts of the audience.
The Red Rocks Amphitheater became a lavender sea as fans and their families filled the seats, squeezing close together to accommodate the record-breaking FOTR crowd; a sell-out at 9000 within 24 hours.
"I like 'Purple Rain,'" quipped the 75-year-old country music fan.
Watch as "Comfortably Numb" suddenly transforms into "Purple Rain."