Concerts

The ten best concerts this week: December 10-14

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FUN. @ 1STBANK CENTER | THURS, 12/13/12 When the Format broke up in 2008, frontman Nate Ruess regrouped and formed Fun. with the help of Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff, venturing firmly into the realm of pop rock with the act's debut album, Aim and Ignite. That release garnered acclaim, but the group really hit the big time with Some Nights, on the strength of the anthemic single "We Are Young," which topped the charts and garnered a slew of mainstream placements: The cast of Glee, for instance, covered the song, and Chevrolet used it in a Super Bowl commercial. (Fun. shares this sold-out bill with Of Monsters and Men and Churchill.)

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