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Jingle Ball 2018 lineup includes Shawn Mendes, Calvin Harris

The annual Power 96.1 holiday concert will take place at State Farm Arena


Stop sweating and start thinking about the holidays already, would ya?

Power 96.1 hopes you will with the announcement of the 2018 Jingle Ball lineup: Shawn Mendes headlines this year’s event – 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at State Farm Arena (formerly Philips Arena – and will be joined by Calvin Harris, G-Eazy, Marshmello, Bazzi, Alessia Cara and Sabrina Carpenter.

Tickets are $32.50-$141.50 and will go on sale at noon Oct. 15 via www.ticketmaster.com and by calling 1-800-745-3000. A Capital One cardholder pre-sale will take place from 10 a.m. Oct. 10 through 10 a.m. Oct. 13. For each ticket sold, $1 will go to the Ryan Seacrest Foundation.

Mendes, whose self-titled third album has spawned the hits “In My Blood” and “Youth,” is the headliner for several of the iHeart Media Jingle Ball concerts around the country. The young singer-songwriter last played Atlanta in 2017 with a show at Infinite Energy Arena; he has a July 31 show slated for State Farm Arena as well. 

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.