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The Hot Ticket: Your Guide to Events on Sale

Here’s your Hot Ticket, our weekly guide to concerts and other events going on sale in the days ahead. Read on for this week’s heads-ups.

Everybody’s favorite Jack White spinoff, the Raconteurs, is playing two shows at the 9:30 Club—Tuesday, May 27, and Wednesday, May 28. Presale tickets are already available right here.  You’ll be able to snag regular tickets Thursday, April 3, at 10 AM over here.

What a lineup: R.E.M. is heading to Merriweather Post Pavilion on June 11 and bringing along indie stars Modest Mouse and the National. Tickets ($40 to $75) go on sale Friday, April 4, at 10 AM right here.
Katt Williams brings his It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’ Tour to DAR Constitution Hall on Friday, May 9 (in addition to two shows on May 8 for which tickets have already gone on sale). Tickets for the Friday-night show go on sale Friday, April 4, at 10 AM here.

The Vans Warped Tour makes its annual stop at Merriweather on July 16. This year, the festival features Angels and Airwaves, Cobra Starship, Gym Class Heroes, and more. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, April 5, at 10 AM here.

Radio-friendly tunesters Counting Crows and Maroon 5 play Nissan Pavilion on August 16; if you want to grab good seats early, head here on Friday, April 4, at 10 AM.

R&B crooner Alicia Keys is coming to the Verizon Center on June 13; tickets to her show go on sale Saturday, April 5, at 10 AM right here.
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