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Foster the People, Coldplay, Tim McGraw, and Kenny Chesney: Get Your Tickets

Keeping track of when tickets go on sale, so you don’t have to.

Foster the People, shown here at their 9:30 Club show in November, will perform at the Merriweather with the Kooks in June. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

Foster the People, the indie rock trio whose hit single “Pumped Up Kicks” skyrocketed them to fame, will put on a show at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia on Sunday, June 10, 2012. The Kooks will open. Tickets ($35 to $45) go on sale Friday, December 16, at 10 AM through Ticketfly.

Country superstars Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw will share the stage at FedEx Field in Landover on Sunday, August 12, for the Brothers of the Sun Tour. Tickets ($29.50 to $259.50) go on sale Friday at 10 AM through Ticketmaster.

Brit band Coldplay come to the Verizon Center for a Sunday, July 8, performance. Their most recent album, Mylo Xyloto, was released in October. Tickets ($76.50 to $107) go on sale Saturday at 10 AM through Ticketmaster.

Indie duo the Cults will play two shows at Black Cat on Saturday, January 14. The band’s music has been described as “sweetly sung” and “caught somewhere between extremes” by NPR. Tickets ($15) for the 6 and 9 PM shows are on sale now through Ticket Alternative.

Kids will love seeing the Fresh Beat Band live at the Weinberg Center in Frederick on Wednesday, April 11. The four-person group perform original pop songs on their TV show on Nick Jr. Tickets ($45) go on sale Friday at 10 AM through Ticketmaster.