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Justin Timberlake is coming to the X in February/ Associated Press photo by Joel Ryan
Twin Cities music fans will have to wait until next year to see Justin Timberlake here – Feb. 9 at Xcel Energy Center, to be exact – but some big middle-of-the-road pop names are coming in the meantime:
Diana Ross Aug. 28 at the Orpheum Theatre, Michael Buble Sept 11 at the X and Josh Groban Oct. 19 at Target Center.
Tickets for Miss Ross, priced from $45 to $129, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the State Theatre box office, Ticketmaster outlets and hennepintheatretrust.org.
Groban tickets, priced from $49.50 to $99.50, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at axs.com, livenation.com, targetcenter.com and Target Center.
No ticket details have been announced for Buble, whose St. Paul concert will be the second on the U.S. leg of his tour.
No ticket information has been announced for Timberlake and what will be the second to last show on his arena tour.
Prince’s spring West Coast tour of clubs and theaters will now bring him to east of the Mississippi River – to the Myth in Maplewood, for two shows on May 25. He will be performing with his backup band, 3rdEyeGirl.
Tickets for the performances, at 8 and 11:30 p.m., will cost a royal $259 (about the same as his gigs out west). They go on sale Saturday at noon via etix.com, mythlive.com and the Myth box office. For info, call 651-779-6984.
Prince warmed up for this tour with six shows over three nights in January at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis. With room for 300, the Dakota is tiny compared to the Myth, which can accommodate about 3,200.
The Eagles -- Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmitt-- in 2013/ Associated Press
Long a band to dwell on its past, the Eagles are touring to promote the “History of the Eagles” documentary (out on DVD on Tuesday), with a Sept. 18 concert at Target Center.
The Rock Hall of Fame band last performed in Minneapolis in 2008. In 2007, the Eagles’ released “Long Road Out of Eden,” their first collection of new material since 1970.
Bernie Leadon, Minnesota-bred original guitarist for the Eagles, will be joining the group on tour.
Tickets, with prices yet to be announced, will go on sale at 10 a.m. May 13 at Target Center box office and axs.com.
The Chopin Society has announced the pianists who will appear at Macalester College's Mairs Concert Hall during the 2013-14 concert season. All concerts are Sundays at 3 p.m.
Imogen Cooper, above (Oct. 6)
The English pianist, in her third Chopin Society appearance, performs the last three of Schubert’s Sonatas.
Behzod Abduraimov, above (Nov. 10)
Originally slated for 2012-13, the 22-year old Abduraimov from Uzbekistan was rescheduled for 2013-14 because of a hand injury. He will play two Sonatas by Beethoven, plus works by Chopin and Saint-Saëns/Liszt/Horowitz.
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (February 16, 2014)
The French pianist will perform Sonatas by Haydn, Beethoven, and Bartok, and the complete Debussy Etudes.
Inon Barnatan, above (March 16, 2014)
The versatile Israeli pianist was here in January to accompany Alisa Weilerstein in a Schubert Club recital at the Ordway Center. His program will include pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Franck and Barber.
Richard Goode (May 11, 2014)
Making his third visit to the Chopin Society, the American pianist will play works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.
Single concert tickets are $25. Season tickets go on sale in June. Call 612-822-0123, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Lorca in a Green Dress" has been whited out.
Pangea World Theater and Teatro del Pueblo have cancelled their joint production of Nilo Cruz's surreal play because of the spring snowstorm that is expected to dump up to half a foot of snow on the Twin Cities.
For ticket info and exchanges, clal the Ritz Theater box office, 61-2-436-1129.