BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene
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 www.ticketmaster.com, 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