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

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(Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File). FILE - This June 16, 2014 file photo shows Idina Menzel performing at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File). FILE - This June 16, 2014 file photo shows Idina Menzel performing at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) - 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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