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New concerts: DeGraw/Nathanson, Backstreet/Avril, Rodriguez, more

Posted by: Jon Bream under Music, Concert news, Tickets Updated: March 17, 2014 - 3:50 PM

Mary Lambert/ Photo by Matt Sayles Associated Press

Kiss and Def Leppard aren’t the only acts that believe in the two-for-one concept.

Other shows just announced:

Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson, with Mary Lambert (who sang the hook on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Same Love”) July 6 at the Myth. Tickets, priced at $39.50, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Myth and Mill City Nights box offices and axs.com.

Backstreet Boys and Avril Lavigne June 10 at Xcel Energy Center. Tickets, priced from $29.50 to $150, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Xcel box office and Ticketmaster outlets. Citi Card holders will have special access to tickets starting 10 a.m. Tuesday at citiprivatepass.com.

Counting Crows and Toad the Wet Sprocket July 25 at the Myth. Ticket details will be announced later.

Rodriguez, the mystery man featured in the Oscar-winning movie “Searching for Sugar Man,” will perform May 17 at the State Theatre. Tickets, priced from $39 to $69, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the State box office and at hennepintheatretrust.org.

Los Lonely Boys, longtime favorites at the Minnesota Zoo, will rock the Cabooze on June 29. Tickets, priced at $25, will go on sale at 11 a.m. Wednesday at cabooze.com

In case you missed the info on Kiss/Def Leppard: Aug. 17 at Target Center; tickets, $49 to $151, will go on sale at noon Friday at Target Center box office and axs.com.

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