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Sia will visit Atlanta on first tour in five years

The ever-quirky Sia will embark on her inaugural arena tour this fall, an outing dubbed “Nostalgic for the Present.”

The singer-songwriter, who hasn’t toured in five years, will bring her show to Philips Arena at 7 p.m. Nov. 1. The 22-date tour kicks off Sept. 29 in Seattle and includes guests Miguel and AlunaGeorge.

Tickets for the show will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. May 20 at all Ticketmaster outlets, the venue box office,, and by calling 1-800-745-3000. Citi cardmembers will have access to a pre-sale that begins at noon May 17 (  Prices are $31-$121.

Sia, who is known for performing without showing her face, released her new album, “This is Acting,” earlier this year.

As a lead artist, Sia is known for her hits “Chandelier,” “Elastic Heart” and the current “Cheap Thrills.” As a songwriter, she’s penned some major hits, such as Rihanna’s “Diamonds” and Kelly Clarkson’s “Invincible.”

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