Idina Menzel to sing nat'l anthem at MLB All-Star

Idina Menzel to sing nat'l anthem at MLB All-Star

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actress/singer Idina Menzel performs onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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by The Associated Press

The Associated Press

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 11:40 AM

NEW YORK -- Idina Menzel is bringing Broadway to baseball.
   
The Tony-winning performer will sing the national anthem at the MLB All-Star Game on July 15 in Minneapolis. Menzel will also perform during the pre-game ceremony, including a cover of Bob Dylan's "Forever Young."
   
The game at Target Field will air on Fox, where country singer Joe Nichols will sing "God Bless America."
   
MLB All-Star week will also include a Saturday concert by Grammy-winning rockers Imagine Dragons at the TCF Bank Stadium.
   
A day later, Panic! At the Disco will perform at the All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Target Field.
   
Singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc will hit the stage at the Home Run Derby on July 14. It will air on ESPN.
   
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                http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/events/all_star/y2014/             

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