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The Hot Ticket: Your Guide to Events on Sale

Every Thursday, we find out the hottest concerts and when they’re going on sale in the days ahead so you don’t have to do the work. Read on for this week’s heads-ups.

Local amphitheaters announced more summer concerts this week, including a couple of shows at Nissan Pavilion. First up is No Doubt, who will tour together this summer for the first time in five years. The show is scheduled for Sunday, June 14, with pop-rock band Paramore as the opening act. Tickets ($10 to $80) go on sale Saturday, March 7, at 9 AM. For each ticket you purchase at $59.50 or higher, you get a code for a free download of every No Doubt song. Presale tickets are also available tomorrow from 10 AM to 10 PM with the password “strings.”

Def Leppard comes to Nissan Pavilion with Poison and Cheap Trick on Sunday, July 12. Fans can expect to hear hits such as “Pour Some Sugar On Me” and “Rock of Ages.” Tickets ($24.75 to $125) go on sale Friday at 10 AM.

The Decemberists are touring in support of their upcoming album, The Hazards of Love, which will be released March 24. The group recently added a show at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Monday, June 8, to its lineup, with Andrew Bird set to open. Tickets ($30 to $45) go on sale Friday, March 6, at 10 AM, but you can purchase presale tickets until tonight at 10 with the password “lovely.”

Lady Sovereign is not your average rapper. The 23-year-old, five-foot-one British artist was signed to Jay-Z’s Def Jam label and is now getting ready to release her sophomore album, Jigsaw, on April 7. She plays the 9:30 Club this spring on Saturday, May 9. Tickets ($20) went on sale this morning. She’ll also perform at Sonar in Baltimore on Monday, May 11. Tickets ($14) for that show go on sale Friday at 10 AM.

The Brooklyn-based indie group Grizzly Bear will tour in support of a new album, Veckatimest, this summer. Check out the group’s show at 9:30 Club on Monday, June 1. Tickets ($18) go on sale Friday at 10 AM.

Robin Williams will make his way to DAR Constitution Hall for his Weapons of Self Destruction comedy tour on Wednesday, May 6. Tickets ($63.50 to $93.50) go on sale Friday at 10 AM.

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