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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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*All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.

Thursday, September 29 Seattle, WA KeyArena
Saturday, October 1 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Tuesday, October 4 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena
Wednesday, October 5 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena
Friday, October 7 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
Saturday, October 8 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Thursday, October 13 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
Saturday, October 15 Auburn Hills, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
Sunday, October 16 Chicago, IL United Center
Wednesday, October 18 TBA
Wednesday, October 19 Washington, DC Verizon Center
Friday, October 21 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Saturday, October 22 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Sunday, October 23 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Wednesday, October 25 TBA
Wednesday, October 26 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
Saturday, October 29 Sunrise, FL BB&T Center
Sunday, October 30 Orlando, FL Amway Center
Tuesday, November 1 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Thursday, November 3 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
Friday, November 4 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Sunday, November 6 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center


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