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Red Hot Chili Peppers add Atlanta date to spring tour


The Red Hot Chili Peppers have added a spring leg to their tour behind current album, “The Getaway,” and will play Atlanta in April.

The new round of dates for the California funk-rockers launches April 12 in Washington, D.C., followed by a show April 14 at Philips Arena.

A fan club pre-sale for the Atlanta date begins at 10 a.m. Nov. 9, with the general onsale starting at 10 a.m. Nov. 11. Tickets are $53-$103 and can be purchased at, the venue box office and by calling 1-800-745-3000.

The Chili Peppers last played Atlanta in 2013 during a headlining set at Music Midtown.

Their 11th studio album, “The Getaway,” produced by Danger Mouse, debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart when it was released in June and has since sold more than 1 million copies worldwide.

Newly Announced Dates:

04/12    Washington, DC            Verizon Center

04/14    Atlanta, GA                   Philips Arena

04/15    Raleigh, NC                   PNC Arena

04/17    Charlotte, NC                Spectrum Center

04/19    Columbia, SC                Colonial Life Arena

04/22    Little Rock, AR              Verizon Arena

04/24    Jacksonville, FL                        Veterans Memorial Arena

04/26    Orlando, FL                   Amway Center

04/27    Tampa, FL                    Amalie Arena

04/29    Miami, FL                      AmericanAirlines Arena

05/11    Pittsburgh, PA              PPG Paints Arena

05/13    Cleveland, OH               Quicken Loans

05/14    Columbus, OH              Schottenstein Center-

05/16    Louisville, KY                KFC Yum! Center

05/18    Indianapolis, IN             Bankers Life Fieldhouse

05/19    Cincinnati, OH               US Bank Arena

05/21    Kansas City                  Sprint Center

05/23    Des Moines, IA             Wells Fargo Arena

05/26    Winnipeg, MB               MTS Centre

05/28    Edmonton, AB              Rogers Place

05/29    Calgary, AB                  Scotiabank Saddledome

06/18    Quebec, QC                  Vidéotron

06/20    Montreal, QC                 Bell Centre

06/22    Hamilton, ON                FirstOntario Centre

06/23    Ottawa, ON                   Canadian Tire Centre

06/25    Grand Rapids, MI          Van Andel Arena

06/30    Chicago, IL                   United Center



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