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Posted at 1:11 PM ET, 04/ 4/2005

Lyle, Emmylou, Eminem and 50 Cent

By washingtonpost.com

What can these artists possibly have in common? Well, they'll all be in the area this year and we've got information to share about their shows.

There hasn't been a lot of publicity about it, but talented Texas songman Lyle Lovett will play a show in D.C. at the end of the month. Lovett was in the area recently with singer-songwriters Joe Ely, John Hiatt and Guy Clark, but he'll be on his own for the April 30 concert at Constitution Hall. The show is a benefit for the Gladney Center for Adoption. Tickets start at $35 and are available online at www.gladneyfund.org/lyle or by calling 1-888-966-4673.

In other big-name alt-country news, Emmylou Harris has announced a show for the Birchmere on Thursday, Aug. 25. Tickets ($69.50) are on sale tomorrow at noon. Buddy Miller is also on the bill.

Finally, Billboard.com is reporting that Eminem and 50 Cent will tour this summer. According to Billboard, the pair will co-headline shows with a stop tentatively scheduled for Nissan Pavilion on Aug. 5. No information yet as to when tickets will go on sale.

-- Joe

By washingtonpost.com  | April 4, 2005; 1:11 PM ET
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