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Grammy Award-winning guitar virtuoso duo Rodrigo y Gabriela will perform Sept. 4 at Pikes Peak Center.

Grammy Award-winning guitar virtuoso duo Rodrigo y Gabriela is the first concert to be announced by Pikes Peak Center in more than a year.

They’ll bring their “By Request” tour to the Colorado Springs venue Sept. 4. Irish singer-songwriter David Keenan will open the show.

Tickets are $35-$79.95. Call 888-929-7849 or go online to pikespeakcenter.com or axs.com.

Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero first played together in a Mexican thrash metal band in the mid-’90s. After the band broke up, the two began performing together on acoustic guitar and traveled to Ireland, hearing it was a good place for musicians.

Their first, self-titled album debuted in 2006 at No. 1 on the Irish national charts. Their fifth album, “Mettavolution,” won a Grammy last year for contemporary instrumental album.

Contact the writer: 636-0270

Contact the writer: 636-0270

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