Iconic drummer and performer Sheila E. is back for her birthday

Sheila E. in the MPR studio
Sheila E. portraits taken in the MPR studio.
Nate Ryan | MPR

Musical artist Sheila E. posted on Twitter just how excited she was to be back in Minneapolis for her birthday performance.

Video Sheila E. Party, performance celebration Dec 12th Minneapolis First Ave club in 7 days. Also experience the VIP tix. See you there. https://t.co/5LEQWy01N8 pic.twitter.com/ZeSlaiXWtI

— SheilaEdrummer (@SheilaEdrummer) December 5, 2018

The internationally-famous drummer and songwriter is returning again to the state where her dear friend Prince died in April of 2016.

Sheila E. sat down with MPR News host Angela Davis to talk about her return to First Ave and her work.

Use the audio player above to listen to the entire conversation.