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Imagine Dragons performing at hometown high school in honor of teachers & students

Credit: Neil Krug

Imagine Dragons is headed back to school.

The “Radioactive” rockers are taking part in Walmart’s Homecoming concert series, featuring artists playing concerts for the teachers and students of the schools they went to growing up. ID will be performing August 27 in honor of Dan Reynolds‘ alma mater, Bonanza High School in Las Vegas.

“Bonanza High School played a huge role in my creative and personal growth,” says Reynolds. “I had many teachers that helped me find confidence in both who I was, and who I wanted to become.”

“I owe much of my success to the school,” he adds. “[I] am excited for the opportunity to give back to the community through this Homecoming event.”

In addition to the music, the concert will end with a “surprise for the school to inspire and uplift everyone as they head back to class,” a press release says.

Other artists taking part in Walmart’s Homecoming include Chance the Rapper and country star Kane Brown.

Imagine Dragons, meanwhile, is preparing to release a new album called Mercury — Act 1 on September 3. It includes the previously released songs “Follow You,” “Wrecked” and “Cutthroat.”

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