Prince aka His Royal Purpleness will perform during South by Southwest at La Zona Rosa on Saturday, March 16th. The Purple One is allegedly getting a specially remodeled stage for his performance in front of a 22-piece band. 

Prince will join big name acts like The Flaming LipsYeah Yeah Yeahs, Depeche Mode, and Green Day on the bill for this year's festival. If you're more a fan of the festival's indie side, be sure to check out Complex's list of artists to watch this year at SXSW.

[via hitfix.com]