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Stevie Wonder to play Target Center on March 29

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Returning to the Twin Cities for the first time in nearly three decades, music legend Stevie Wonder will play Target Center on March 29. Wonder will play his classic 1976 album Songs in the Key of Life in its entirety, as he’s been doing on tour this year. As the Star Tribune points out, Wonder hasn’t played a local gig since St. Paul’s RiverFest in 1988.

Wonder has earned raves for his current tour. Writing about the Madison Square Garden show that kicked the tour off in November, Jon Pareles of the New York Times wrote that “Mr. Wonder’s voice was bright and true, snaking through the melismas that successive generations of singers have emulated and rising easily through every uplifting key change he had built into the songs. At 64—he started young—Mr. Wonder showed that his lifelong melding of serious intentions, omnivorous musical sophistication and jubilant execution was utterly sure.”

Tickets for the Minneapolis show will go on sale Jan. 24 at 10 a.m., with prices ranging from $39.50 to $149.50.