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Avicii to play Hollywood Bowl Nov. 9
Avicii to play Hollywood Bowl Nov. 9

Avicii has gone from being EDM's cautionary tale to the mega-star everyone initially suspected he might become. All it took was a little bluegrass. The Swedish producer, riding his latest hillbilly-dance-floor smash "Wake Me Up," has just announced a solo headlining date at the Hollywood Bowl on Nov. 19. Tickets for the general public go on sale at noon Friday. Sander van Doorn and Excision will open. Avicii isn't the first electronic act to headline the Bowl (we remember a distinctly loud Chemical Brothers show a few years back). But his set is a sign that mainstream EDM can play iconic venues in America, not just its shiniest arenas. CRITICS' PICKS: What to...

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