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Posted at 08:32 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Drake, Wolf Trap summer shows: This week’s hot tickets


Drake performs at Verizon Center in May. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall of Fame)
Drake has established himself as one of the biggest crossover stars in music, and now he’s putting on the kind of tour befitting such a lofty stature. Joining him on the Verizon Center stage May 25 are J. Cole, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz and French Montana. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster and cost $59.75-$109.75.

Read after the jump for a Wolf Trap summer schedule.

Tickets are on sale now through Tickets.com for the following shows at Wolf Trap:
Steve Winwood May 29 ($25-$42).
K.D. Lang & the Siss Boom Bang June 6 ($25-$45).
Martina McBride and David Nail June 13 ($35-$48).
Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples June 14 ($30-$48).
Diana Krall June 21 ($35-$50).
Norah Jones June 27 ($30-$50).
Crosby, Stills & Nash July 3 ($30-$45).
Barenaked Ladies, Big Head Todd & the Monsters and Cracker July 11 ($30-$42).
Buddy Guy and John Mayall July 12 ($25-$42).
The B-52s and Squeeze July 19 ($25-$42).
Johnny Mathis July 20 ($25-$45).
• “Cirque Dreams: Pop Goes the Rock” July 21 ($20-$48).
John Tesh July 22 ($25-$42).
Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms and Lit July 25 ($25-$42).
National Symphony Orchestra: “The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses” July 26 ($20-$52).
National Symphony Orchestra: “Planets: An HD Odyssey” July 27 ($20-$52).
George Thorogood & the Destroyers Aug. 1 ($25-$42).
National Symphony Orchestra: “An Evening With Idina Menzel” Aug. 3 ($20-$55).
National Symphony Orchestra: “West Side Story” Aug. 4 ($20-$52).
The Dukes of September Aug. 6 ($25-$42).
The Gipsy Kings Aug. 7-8 ($25-$42).
Il Divo Aug. 9 ($30-$55).
Barry Manilow Aug. 16-17 ($35-$85).
Mary Chapin Carpenter and Loudon Wainwright Aug. 18 ($25-$42).
Alan Jackson Aug. 19 ($35-$50).
Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons Aug. 23 ($25-$45).
Al Green Aug. 24 ($25-$45).
Straight No Chaser Aug. 26 ($25-$42).
Dead Can Dance Aug. 27 ($30-$45).
Stanley Clarke and George Duke and Boney James Aug. 29 ($25-$42).
Ben Harper Sept. 4 ($35-$50).
Rock of Ages Sept. 9 ($25-$42).

Tickets go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly for the following shows at the 9:30 Club:
• “Blowoff,” featuring the DJ sounds of Bob Mould & Richard Morel April 7 ($12).
Reggie Watts May 21 ($25).
The Dan Band July 28 ($30).
Ani DiFranco Nov. 10 ($40).

Tickets go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly for the following shows at U Street Music Hall:
Yo Gotti May 15 ($20).
Jay Brannan July 21 ($20).

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Live Nation for:
The Used May 30 at the Fillmore Silver Spring ($25).
Steven Wright June 22 at Warner Theatre ($30-$40).
•“The Big Faux 4 — A Tribute to 4 of the Heaviest Bands of All Time,” featuring Misstallica, Thunderbox, Peace Sells and Show No Mercy June 8 at the Fillmore Silver Spring ($15).

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly for Face to Face June 23 at U Street Music Hall ($20).

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster for:
Michael Bolton June 11 at the Howard Theatre ($65).
Keane and Mystery Jets June 14 at Music Center at Strathmore ($55-$75).
Crosby, Stills & Nash July 2 at Pier Six Concert Pavilion ($37-$69.50).

Tickets go on sale Friday at noon through Ticketmaster for the following shows at the Birchmere:
Alan Doyle June 5 ($25).
Bobby Womack June 10 ($59.50).
Hilary Hahn & Hauschka June 18 ($45).
Billy Bragg June 26 ($49.50).
The Flatlanders June 29 ($35).
Manhattan Transfer Aug. 31 ($55).
Kathy Mattea Sept. 26 ($35).

Tickets go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. through Live Nation for Aerosmith and Cheap Trick July 3 at Jiffy Lube Live ($35.50-$155.50).

Tickets go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly for Queen Extravaganza June 8 at the 9:30 Club ($35).

Tickets go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. noon through Ticketmaster for Savor: An American Craft Beer and Food Experience June 8-9 at National Building Museum ($120).

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