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You and a guest could win a trip to see John Mellencamp in New York City next year, when he launches his 2015 tour in support of his upcoming 'Plain Spoken' album. The record comes out on Sept. 23 and marks the singer-songwriter's first album of new material in four years.

The prize includes airfare to and from New York City, two nights in a hotel and a pair of tickets to Mellencamp's April 20, 2015, show at Carnegie Hall.

The tour in support of the album kicks off in mid-January in South Bend, Ind., and will wind throughout the nation for the next seven months, ending up in Indianapolis in early August. Mellencamp will play five nights in New York City. You have a chance to win tickets to see the first show.

For your chance to win this John Mellencamp prize pack, simply follow the instructions in the widget above. The contest ends on Monday, Oct. 20, at 11:59PM ET. Be sure to read the official contest rules! The contest is restricted to U.S. residents living in the lower 48 states.