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Drake adds second Atlanta date to summer tour with Future

Drake is making his Atlanta appearance a double shot.

Mr. “Best I Ever Had” has added a second Atlanta date to his “Summer Sixteen” tour with Future and will now perform at Philips Arena Aug. 25 and Aug. 26.

As previously reported, tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. April 29 through all Ticketmaster outlets,,, the venue box office and by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets for the Atlanta show are $49.50-$179.50.

An American Express pre-sale is underway through 10 a.m. April 28.

Drake’s new album, “Views from the 6,” will be released April 29.

The rapper-singer-actor added six other shows to the upcoming tour.

Here is the new itinerary:


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