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Mary J. Blige and Nas to visit Atlanta during co-headlining tour

Mary J. Blige and Nas are co-headlining a 22-city tour this summer.

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The award-winning artists, who have collaborated on several songs, will visit Atlanta on July 16 at Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park.

Tickets go on sale online to the general public at 10 a.m. EST on April 19. Various presales, including one for Citi cardmembers, start April 17 and April 18. 

Nas dropped “Nasir” last fall, his first new studio effort since 2012, and Mary J. Blige last released a project, “Strength of a Woman,” in 2017. While the rapper played in Atlanta in March, the songstress last stopped in the city for a sold-out pre-Valentines Day show in 2018. 

Mary J. Blige and Nas tour dates

July 11 – West Palm Beach, Florida, at Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the S. Florida Fairgrounds
July 13 – Tampa, Florida, at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds
July 14 – Jacksonville, Florida, at Daily’s Place*
July 16 – Atlanta at Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
July 20 – Atlantic City, New Jersey, at Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena*
July 21 – Virginia Beach, Virginia, at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
July 24 – Charlotte, North Carolina, at PNC Music Pavilion
July 25 – Raleigh, North Carolina, at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
July 28 – Detroit, Michigan, at DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 31 – St. Louis, Missouri, at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Aug. 02 – Houston, Texas, at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug. 03 – Austin, Texas, at Austin360 Amphitheater
Aug. 06 – Kansas City, Missouri, at Starlight Theatre
Aug. 09 – Phoenix, Arizona, at Ak-Chin Pavilion
Aug. 14 – San Francisco, California, at Shoreline Amphitheatre
Aug. 16 – Las Vegas, Nevada, at The Joint*
Aug. 17 – Las Vegas, Nevada at The Joint*
Aug. 20 – Albuquerque, New Mexico, at Isleta Amphitheater
Aug. 22 – Dallas, Texas, at Dos Equis Pavilion
Aug. 25 – Tuscaloosa, Alabama, at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Aug. 31 – Syracuse, New York, at St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater
Aug. 01 – Boston, Massachusetts, at Xfinity Center
Aug. 10 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at Budweiser Stage

*Mary J. Blige only

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