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Fresh faces (J. Cole, Miguel, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis), stadium stars (Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé), and still-vital veterans (Blondie, Brian Wilson) — see who’s on the road when
Kyle Anderson•@KyleAEW, Nick Catucci•@catucci, Leah Greenblatt•@Leahbats and Ray Rahman•@RayRahman
Posted on August 27, 2013 at 4:00am EST
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Remember when synth-pop came sheathed in black leather? Let Dave Gahan & Co. remind you.
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A rock-pop-meets-pop-rock bonanza — go ahead and count the radio hits between them.
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There's hardly a female frontwoman under the age of 40 who doesn't owe something to Debbie Harry. Come see why.
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Performers: Wu-Tang Clan (pictured), A$AP Rocky, J. Cole, Big Sean, virtual appearances by Eazy-E & ODB Some of the best rappers alive — and yes, the hologrammed dead, too.
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Two of the biggest undercard stars in modern hip-hop earn their own top billing on a joint run.
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No prancing, no dancing: just pure cathartic blasts of desert rock.
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Performers: Icona Pop (pictured), The National, Savages, Sigur Rós, Solange, Charli XCX Industry may be dead in the Motor City, but its arts scene never quits.
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Performers: Bruno Mars (pictured), Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Chris Brown, Ke$ha, fun., Drake A.k.a. Every Single Star on Top 40 Right Now Roll Call.
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Hawaii's mellowest (legal) import brings his charms to the mainland.
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The big boys of postmillennial rap and R&B come out to play. Expect some seriously swooning ladies.
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Call it boomer rock, but Wilson's never predictable; this could easily be a brilliant show (or a shambles).
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Lollapaloozers got a first look at NIN's next-level light show earlier this month. Trust us, it's a doozy.
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Performers: Stevie Wonder (pictured), John Mayer, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys See artists you love and fight poverty; it's a win-win.
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Apple has promoted her touring guitarist to an equal-billing collaborator for an intimate 13-date run.
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Performers: Kings of Leon (pictured), Depeche Mode, the Cure, Muse, Atoms for Peace, Phoenix, Wilco Everything is bigger in Texas!
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Will there be hits and sass and spectacular acrobatics? You bet your Cirque du Soleil harness.
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Twenty-two years after Ten(!), Seattle's finest jam on.
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The grandpa-swag-steezing chart-toppers take on stadiums.
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Just call it Timberthousandthirteen: two albums, and now a solo tour to follow his co-run with Jay Z.
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Performers: Calvin Harris (pictured), The Cure, Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis A lineup nearly as eclectic as the city that hosts it.
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Performers: Snoop (pictured), M.I.A., MGMT, Slayer, Ice T, Television Come for the cult heroes, history makers, and blog stars — plus some of the best names in alt comedy.
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Get you bodied: The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour returns Stateside after a South American jaunt.