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Post Malone to party like a 'Rockstar' at Xcel Center Sept. 26

Post Malone co-headlined the Firefly Festival in Delaware last month. / Owen Sweeney, Invision/AP

Post Malone co-headlined the Firefly Festival in Delaware last month. / Owen Sweeney, Invision/AP

After landing atop the pop charts last year with his mellow-cool, AutoTune-filled singles “Rockstar” and “Psycho,” Post Malone has scheduled his first arena headlining concert in the Twin Cities for this fall.

The tattoo-faced Dallas rapper/singer, 24, lists a Sept. 26 stop at Xcel Energy Center on the itinerary for his newly announced Runaway Tour, which begins two weeks earlier in Tacoma, Wash. Malone’s “Sunflower” duet partner Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh will be the openers on the tour.

Tickets for the Thursday night date in St. Paul go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster and the arena box office, with pre-sale and “platinum” options beginning Tuesday. Because of its platinum-pricing policies, tour promoter Live Nation has not named any prices for local ticketbuyers in the publicly owned arena.

Malone’s last public performance in the Twin Cities was as part of the 2017 lineup at the New Year’s Eve dance fest Snowta, a relatively small gig booked right before “Rockstar” made him a big-name act. He also played the Maxim party during the Super Bowl just a month later. He made his coming-out here in 2016 at the Soundset fest and First Ave.

The real-life Austin Post's hitmaking streak continues with the Young Thug collaboration "Goodbyes," the "R-rated video" for which racked up more than 20 million views in three days online. Here's the PG version.

Theater Latté Da offers peek at musical 'Twelve Angry Men,' other new shows

Peter Rothstein, directing "Assassins" at Theater Latté Da. (Emilee Elofson)

Theater Latté Da will give audiences glimpses of three in-the-works musicals as part of its annual Next Festival in July.

The last of the three, "Twelve Angry Men," has already been announced as a full production for the Minneapolis theater next May. Adapted from Reginald Rose's classic drama about a deadlocked jury, "Twelve Angry Men" will feature music and lyrics by Michael Holland and a book by David Simpatico. After two weeks of developmental workshops, the public readings are at 7:30 p.m. July 20 and 22. Latté Da co-founder Peter Rothstein directs.

The second show also is an adaptation. "A Child's Christmas in Wales" draws on poet Dylan Thomas' remembrances of childhood holidays, blending them with new tunes by Mason Neely and singer/songwriter Cerys Matthews. Co-directed by Rothstein and former Twin Cities actor/director Larissa Kokernot, its public readings are July 13 and 15, both at 7:30 p.m.

The Next Festival kicks off at 7:30 p.m. July 6 and 8 with "Half the Sky." Directed by Desdemona Chiang, with book and lyrics by Isabella Dawis and music by Tidtaya Sinutoke, "Half the Sky" mashes up contemporary pop with traditional Tibetan folk music in its story of a Thai-American woman determined to summit Mount Everest.

All performances are at the Ritz Theater in Minneapolis. Tickets, $15 apiece or $30 for all three, are available at