June 24, 2013 in City

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to hit Arena Oct. 23

From staff reports
Carlo Allegri photo

American musician Ben Haggerty, better known by his stage name Macklemore, right, and Spokane native Ryan Lewis.
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Superstar hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will play the Spokane Arena Oct. 23.

Tickets go on sale Friday for the concert that will include Talib Kweli and Big KRIT.

The Seattle-based duo independently released their debut album “The Heist,” which hit the No. 1 slot on iTunes and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts. Their first two singles, “Can’t Hold Us,” and “Thrift Shop” have more than 60 million and 350 million views on YouTube, respectively.

Tickets will range in price from $32.50 to $45, a news release from the Spokane Arena said. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest outlets, at TicketsWest.com or by calling 800-325-SEAT.

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