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-- Chaka Khan May 25 at the Umoja Festival, nTelos amphitheater, Portsmouth. Tickets, $20-$57, go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, March 29, from Ticketmaster.
--Heart with Jason Bonham's
-- Cyndi Lauper July 5 at nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth. Tickets, $25-$53, go on sale 10 a.m. April 5 from Ticketmaster.
-- Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls Aug. 8 at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach. Tickets. $19-$89, on sale 10 a.m. March 29.
The most news-making artist of the performers listed above is Cyndi Lauper who has recently emerged as a Broadway composer.
Entertainment Weekly wrote that Lauper "has crafted one of the best pop albums of 2013 ... Here's the catch: She doesn't sing any of the songs herself." Lauper wrote the score for the new Broadway show "Kinky Boots."
Entertainment Weekly also describes the New York singer's enduring influence among contemporary pop singers such as