Prince Chicago concert announced, September 24 at United Center

Musician Prince holds a press conference at The Apollo Theater announcing his "Welcome 2 America" tour in New York, on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)

August 31, 2012 9:24:14 AM PDT
Legendary musician Prince announced his return to Chicago's United Center beginning September 24th, marking his first return to the area since 2004.

The concert, dubbed "Welcome 2 Chicago," is part of the artist's acclaimed "Welcome 2 America" series.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Thursday, September 6th at 10:00 a.m. at

The last minute concert will support Rebuild the Dream, an initiative to restore jobs and economic opportunity founded by Van Jones. Jones served as the 2009 green jobs advisor to the Obama White House.