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Music in the Zoo Reveals 2015 Concert Schedule

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Temperatures have hit 70 and it's officially outdoors season in Minnesota again. Along with the sunshine comes the announcement of the lineup for the popular Music in the Zoo concert series, this year highlighted by Salt-N-Pepa, Lucinda Williams, Buddy Guy, Keb Mo, and more.

The schedule includes a mix of plenty of favorites from the past as well as some first-timers, with the Okee Dokee Brothers, BoDeans, and Indigo Girls returning from last year, and first-time performers such as the Mavericks and Michael McDonald (in addition to hip-hop legends Salt-N-Pepa) set to grace the Apple Valley stage. Update (4/15/15): More shows have been added, including Kacey Musgraves and Cooder-White-Skaggs. Salt-N-Pepa has been moved to July 8.

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The annual series, now in its 24th year, brings live music to the zoo's picturesque Weesner Family Amphitheater from June through Labor Day. 

Tickets for 2015 will go on sale on April 25 at Electric Fetus and online, with additional shows to be announced soon. Check out the full schedule and ticket prices below. More info can be found at the Music in the Zoo site.

The 2015 Music in the Zoo schedule:
June 6: Marc Cohn and Shawn Colvin ($58)
June 9: Lucinda Williams ($44)
June 16: Los Lonely Boys with Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers ($44)
June 19: BoDeans ($37)
June 20: Michael McDonald ($57)
June 26: Buddy Guy with the Record Company ($65)
July 8: Salt-N-Pepa ($55)
July 9: Kacey Musgraves ($59)
July 12: Sweet Harmony Soul featuring Patty Griffin, Mavis Staples & Amy Helm ($52)
July 16: Cooder-White-Skaggs ($55)
July 17: Indigo Girls ($54)
July 18: Dave Koz with Rick Braun & Kenny Lattimore ($48)
July 19: John Butler Trio ($45)
July 21: The Mavericks with Los Bandoleros ($47)
July 23: Black Joe Lewis and Caroline Smith ($36)
July 24: Blackberry Smoke ($37)
July 25: Mason Jennings with S. Carey ($39)
July 26: The Okee Dokee Brothers ($20)
July 31: Jerry Jeff Walker ($46)
August 6: Keb Mo' ($50)
August 11: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo ($62)
August 12: Easton Corbin ($47)
August 15: Tina & the B-Sides with Molly Maher & Her Disbelievers ($37)
August 18: The Robert Cray Band with Sonny Landreth ($45)
August 22: Jonny Lang ($65)
August 24: James Vincent McMorrow ($38)
September 3: Robert Randolph & the Family Band ($39)

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