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NYC concerts: Maroon 5, Shawn Mendes, more must-see shows

Whether you live and breathe pop, hip-hop or rock music, there's a concert for you.

There's no shortage of high-profile bands and artists slated to perform in NYC, from Maroon 5 to Justin Timberlake to Shawn Mendes. You'll want to purchase tickets for these shows now.

Here's who to see around the city.

Drake (Aug. 24, 25, 30, 31)

Drake is teaming up with hip-hop trio Migos
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Drake is teaming up with hip-hop trio Migos -- with whom he collaborated on "Walk It Talk It" -- to promote his fifth studio album, "Scorpion." The Aubrey and the Three Amigos Tour sticks around in New York City for four dates this summer, two at Barclays Center and two at Madison Square Garden. (Aug. 24 and 25 at Madison Square Garden; Aug. 30 and 31 at Barclays Center, ticketmaster.com)

Electric Zoo (Aug. 31 — Sept. 2)

Dance through Labor Day weekend at the 10th
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Dance through Labor Day weekend at the 10th annual Electric Zoo festival. The lineup hasn't been announced yet, but last year's brought three days of the biggest names in edm like Zedd and DJ Snake. (Aug. 31- Sept. 2, Randall's Island Park, viagogo.com)

Mac DeMarco (Sept. 8)

As part of the city's annual SummerStage series,
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As part of the city's annual SummerStage series, Canadian-born Mac DeMarco will "freak out the neighborhood" with his indie chart-topping hits. Examples include "Ode to Viceroy," "Chamber of Reflection" and "Salad Days." (Sept. 8 at 6 p.m., Rumsey Playfield, cityparksfoundation.org)

Paul Simon (Sept. 20-21)

The legendary singer-songwriter finishes his
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The legendary singer-songwriter finishes his "Homeward Bound" farewell tour with two nights in New York. Expect a tearful finish. (Sept. 20-21 at 8 p.m., Madison Square Garden, ticketmaster.com)

Portugal. The Man (Sept. 22)

Portugal. The Man released
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Portugal. The Man released "Feel It Still" last spring, but the band is still riding the success of their "Woodstock" track. The band took home best pop-duo/group performance at the Grammys in January. (Sept. 22 at 6 p.m., Forest Hills Stadium, ticketmaster.com)

Christina Aguilera (Oct. 3-4)

What a girl really wants is to see
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What a girl really wants is to see Christina Aguilera in concert. The Staten Island-born singer will embark on her first major North American tour in more than a decade this fall to promote her upcoming "Liberation" album. With a collaborate track with Demi Lovato in the works, we're holding out hope for a special guest appearance. (Oct. 3-4, Radio City Music Hall, ticketmaster.com)

Bruno Mars (Oct. 4-5)

Bruno Mars' 24K Magic tour will head to
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Bruno Mars' 24K Magic tour will head to Brooklyn without Cardi B as previously planned. The "Finesse" singer announced five rotating supporting acts -- Boyz II Men, Ciara, Charlie Wilson, Ella Mai, The Green and Common Kings -- to replace Cardi on the tour. Ciara will hit the stage when the tour drops by the Prudential Center (Oct. 1-2) and Ella Mai will perform the Brooklyn shows. (Oct. 4-5 at 8 p.m., Barclays Center, ticketmaster.com)

Nicki Minaj and Future (Oct. 11)

By the time Nicki Minaj hits Brooklyn with
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By the time Nicki Minaj hits Brooklyn with Future, you'll know the rapper's fourth album, "Queen," from start to finish. The album releases in August, and the NICKIHNDRXX tour hits her home city in October. (Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m., Barclays Center, ticketmaster.com)

Maroon 5 (Oct. 15)

Radio hits from the
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Radio hits from the "Red Pill Blues" album (2017) are still rolling out as Adam Levine hits the road with his band, Maroon 5. With "Girls Like You" featuring an endless list of celeb cameos, keep your fingers crossed for a surprise guest. (Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m., Madison Square Garden, ticketmaster.com)

Justin Timberlake (Oct. 22 and 24)

A storm will (probably) not put a damper
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A storm will (probably) not put a damper on Justin Timberlake's Man of the Woods tour this time around. The singer returns to play The Garden for two nights this fall after his show last March was canceled due to a wintry mess that threatened to drop more than a foot of snow on the city. (Oct. 22 and 24 at 8 p.m., Madison Square Garden, ticketmaster.com)

Pink (May 21, 2019)

The
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The "What About Us" singer just didn't get enough of New York City the first time around. She's added a second Madison Square Garden stop on her Beautiful Trauma Tour, extending the run into 2019. (May 21 at 7 p.m., Madison Square Garden, bandsintown.com)

Shawn Mendes (Aug. 24, 2019)

There will be nothin' holding Shawn Mendes back
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There will be nothin' holding Shawn Mendes back when he heads out on his world tour next spring. The "Treat You Better" singer will be performing tracks off his self-titled album, due out May 25. (Aug. 24, Barclays Center, ticketmaster.com)

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