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Hastings graduate and his band will open for Bon Jovi on April 7

Patrick Sieben and his band, Select 3, just got the news they've dreamed of: They are opening for Bon Jovi at the Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday, April 7.

The band was part of a contest called The Big Break on KQRS radio. Online voting for the contest concluded Thursday afternoon.

Select 3 was one of the top two vote-getters in the contest.

Sieben is a 2007 graduate of Hastings High School.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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