There are plenty of options this weekend in central Minnesota. Huey Lewis and the News will perform some of the most beloved songs of the 1980s, Steve Earle and the Dukes bring their unique country rock sound to Minnesota, and get big laughs at Shaquille O'Neal's comedy show. Check out these and more in The Weekender!

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    Huey Lewis & The News

    Mystic Lake Casino

    One of the most beloved bands from the 1980s, Huey Lewis and the News, is performing at Mystic Lake on Saturday night. The band uniquely blends blues-rock with a soul and doo-wop sound that resulted in classic hits like "Workin' for a Livin'", "Hip to be Square" and the Academy Award-nominated original song from Back to the Future, "The Power of Love". The 18+ show begins at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $49-$59.

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    - Saturday, September 5th, 8:00 p.m.

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    Steve Earle and the Dukes

    Pantages Theatre
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    The Pantages Theatre in Minneapolis will host Steve Earle and the Dukes on Saturday night. Most people may know Earle for his hit songs "Guitar Town" and "Copperhead Road". The three-time Grammy winner has had songs recorded by Travis Tritt, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash. Enjoy his brand of folk country rock with tickets starting at $48.50.

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    - Saturday, September 5th, 8:00 p.m.

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    Shaquille O'Neal's All Star Comedy Jam

    Orpheum Theatre

    A night of big laughs comes to the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday with Shaquille O'Neal's All Star Comedy Jam. A quartet of hilarious comedians will perform on stage including Aries Spears (MADtv), Deon Cole (Conan), Tony Roberts and Tommy Davidson (In Living Color). Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for this high energy comedy show and tickets start at $59.

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    - Saturday, September 5th, 8:00 p.m.

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    The Devonshires Outdoor Concert

    Rollie's Rednecks and Longnecks

    Rollie's Rednecks and Longnecks in Sauk Rapids will welcome the nationally touring band The Devonshires for an outdoor concert on Sunday. The Devonshires perform two unique shows -- the Classic Rock Spectacular, featuring rock hits from the 1970s, and America's Favorite '60s Show. Both shows feature full costumes and skits making it a fun time for the whole family. Platinum FM takes the stage to open the free concert at 5:00 p.m. with the Devonshires performing at 7:00 p.m.

    - Sunday, September 6th, 5:00 p.m.

    Photo: The Devonshires Facebook Page
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    Paul Spring

    Pioneer Place

    St. Cloud native Paul Spring brings his melodic folk rock to Pioneer Place on Friday. The Minneapolis-based singer/songwriter performs poetic lyrics with a unique sound and complex compositions. Singer/songwriter Dylan McFarling opens before Spring hits the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are just $10 at the door.

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    - Friday, September 4th, 7:30 p.m.