Win tickets for Michael Franti, Aimee Mann

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The summer concert season is in full swing and the Lowell Summer Music Series boasts a pair of great shows this weekend: Michael Franti & Spearhead on Friday and Aimee Mann on Saturday for a show co-sponsored by Boston Music Spotlight. Both shows are scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. at Boarding House Park in downtown Lowell. If you want to attend either show, simply send us an email for a chance to win a pair of free tickets! Be sure to include what show you would like to attend.

Michael Franti & Spearhead will hit Lowell in support of their latest release, 2008’s All Rebel Rockers. The politically and socially charged reggae/funk band recorded the album mostly in Kingston, Jamaica, with acclaimed producers Sly and Robbie. New Hampshire’s Roots of Creation will open the show on Friday.

Boston native Aimee Mann continues to tour in support of 2008’s @#%&*! Smilers, her seventh solo studio release. The album reached #2 Billboard’s Top Independent Albums charts and #32 on the Billboard 200. Nicole Atkins will open the show on Saturday.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the Lowell Summer Music Series website.

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