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Your Morning Juice, Oct. 11: Weezer's headed back to Des Moines (and the Pixies are coming, too)!

Two of alternative rock's favorite acts, Weezer and the Pixies, return next year to Iowa's capital city. The "Buddy Holly" and "Here Comes Your Man" groups play March 28 at Wells Fargo Arena, a Thursday night. Tickets go on sale Oct. 19. Now, for more entertainment news ... 

A Fleetwood Mac weekend 

The historic rock 'n' roll group plays Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena. Des Moines gets the fifth show since firing longtime guitarist Lindsey Buckingham. What're critics saying about the tour? Juice has you covered

New Kids at the arena 

New Kids on the Block return to Des Moines next summer — and they're bringing a slew of 1980s and '90s favorites with 'em. Salt-N-Peppa, Naughty By Nature, Tiffany and Debbie Gibson fill out the bill. Tickets go on sale Friday. 

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Embrace your fall weekend ... 

  • Thursday: Black Violin bring the "Classical Boom" tour to the Des Moines Civic Center. More information at
  • Friday: The Iowa Wild return home to face the Texas Stars. More information at
  • All weekend: Slaughterhouse, the Slipknot-themed haunted house, runs in Des Moines. More information via Juice.