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Jethro Tull to Rock San José

AFTER more than nine years, Jethro Tull is returning to Costa Rica. In a concert Sept. 1 at the Melico Salazar Theater in San José, the band will present its anthology of classic rock to crowds for the first time in the country since 1996.The last time Jethro Tull visited, lead singer and flutist Ian Anderson was confined to a wheelchair following an accident in Lima, Peru. This time, however, the Scottish-born singer will be fully upright as he and the rest of the group present music spanning more than five decades of classic rock. The concert is part of a Latin American tour that includes stops in Mexico, El Salvador, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela.Tickets cost ¢15,000-50,000 ($31-103) and can be purchased at or by calling 207-2025.

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