DeMarcus Ware Sings Purple Rain with His Old High School Band at Broncos Charity Event (Video)

demarcus ware sings purple rain with high school band

On Tuesday night, the Denver Broncos had a charity event called “Taste of the Broncos” outside Sports Authority Field. Over 35 restaurants from the Denver area served up delicious bites while 45 Broncos players cooked, served food, posed for photos, and signed autographs.

The highlight of the event, however, was the live music. You see, Pro Bowl linebacker DeMarcus Ware got his high school band, Mirage, back together for the first time in 15 years. And together they performed a number of classics, including Prince‘s Purple Rain.

Take a look:

Pretty damn good, don’t you think? Ware was just a backup singer, and something tells me Mirage had a little help from musicians who haven’t been on hiatus since 2001. But the big take away here is that Ware definitely did not embarrass himself.

“It felt good,” he later told the Denver Post. “I don’t know if I’m going to do it again, but it’s up there with coming out (on the field) with 70,000 people yelling. This time I had to sing and I was a little bit uncomfortable…Very vulnerable.”

All in all it sounds like the Broncos put on a pretty solid event, raising over $100,000 for Food Bank of the Rockies and Denver Broncos Charities. They just need to reconsider the name. “Taste of the Broncos” just doesn’t sound right.

Hat Tip – [TMZ]

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