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Janelle Monae adds second Atlanta summer show at Tabernacle

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

The Atlanta love for Janelle Monae has prompted a second date at the Tabernacle this summer.

Monae, who drops her long-awaited third solo album, “Dirty Computer,” on Friday, will perform at the venue at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4-5.

Tickets are $59.50 (reserved balcony) and $39.50 (general admission/standing room floor) and will go on sale at 10 a.m. May 2 via www.ticketmaster.com and by calling 1-800-745-3000.

Kansas native Monae launched her career in Atlanta under the tutelage of Big Boi and has since broadened her career with successful acting forays (“Hidden Figures,” “Moonlight”).

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Monae previewed “Dirty Computer” with a series of videos for “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane,” “Pynk” and (below) “I Like That.” Her 27-date tour to support the album kicks off June 11 in Seattle and will wrap with the Atlanta shows.

 

(Warning: language in song.)

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.

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