SDSU’s Open Air Theatre: Year in Photos

SDSU's Open Air Theatre rolled out the red carpet for some big-name stars in 2015 -- including Hozier, Twenty One Pilots, Alabama Shakes and more.

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San Diego State University's Open Air Theatre had a banner year in 2015, with several huge musical acts coming through -- like Twenty One Pilots (pictured).
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"Take Me to Church" star Hozier christened the venue in October.
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Death Cab For Cutie sold out the starry-skied venue in September.
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Alabama Shakes kicked off our live-music coverage at the Open Air Theatre on Aug. 12, 2015.
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The band is a roots-rock group with plenty of soul from -- yup -- Alabama, led by frontwoman Brittany Howard.
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Death Cab for Cutie (frontman Ben Gibbard pictured) possessed San Diego's heart on Sept. 25.
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"The wild boys" of Duran Duran stormed the Open Air Theatre on Sept. 27.
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The band tore through all their hits, with a catalog spanning 14 studio albums including their latest, 2015's "Paper Gods."
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Worldwide indie rock sensation Hozier answered San Diego's prayers when he played on Oct. 15.
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The 25-year-old musician released his debut EP in 2013 and landed an immediate hit with "Take Me to Church."
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Twenty One Pilots performed at the Open Air Theatre on Oct. 16.
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The band has risen to massive mainstream prominence on the strength of singles like "Car Radio," "Tear In My Heart" and "Stressed Out."
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My Morning Jacket headlined the Open Air Theatre on Oct. 19. They've been lauded for their experimental sound, blending rock and country with psych.
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Known for their epic performances, My Morning Jacket once played four hours straight at the Bonnaroo Music Festival -- rounding out their set with more than 30 songs.
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