John Legend returns to Chastain on ‘Darkness and Light’ tour

john-legendBY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

John Legend is following the December release of his “Darkness and Light” album with a spring tour that will roll through Chastain Park Amphitheatre May 19.

Tickets for the show, which kicks off at 8 p.m. with opener Gallant, are $43-$128 and will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Feb. 10 through and by calling 1-800-745-3000. Fans with Citi credit cards can take advantage of the Citi/AAdvantage pre-sale beginning at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 through Feb. 19 (visit www.citiprivatepass for details).

 Every pair of tickets that fans purchase online will include the option to receive a copy of “Darkness and Light,” Legend’s fifth studio album.

 This is the first time Legend has played Atlanta since a 2014 show at Chastain. In October, the R&B/soul singer performed a couple of songs at the Many Rivers to Cross Festival, including his Oscar-winning “Glory” with Common.

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Darkness and Light Tour Dates:

Dates: City: Venue:

5/12/17 Miami, FL Bayfront Park Amphitheater

5/13/17 Clearwater, FL Coachman Park

5/14/17 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre

5/16/17 Tuscaloosa, AL Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

5/18/17 Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheater

5/19/16 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheater

5/21/17 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

5/22/17 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

5/24/17 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre

5/25/17 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl

5/27/17 Berkeley, CA The Greek Theatre

5/28/17 Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre

6/1/17 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena

6/3/17 Woodinville, WA Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

6/4/17 Woodinville, WA Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

6/7/17 Minneapolis, MN Northrop Auditorium

6/8/17 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater

6/10/17 Highland Park, IL Ravinia Festival*

6/12/17 Huber Heights, OH Rose Music Center at The Heights

6/13/17 Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre

6/15/17 Saint Louis, MO The Fabulous Fox Theatre

6/16/17 Rochester Hills, MI Meadowbrook Amphitheater

6/17/17 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheater

6/19/17 Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

6/20/17 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion

6/22/17 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion

6/23/17 Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Resort Casino – Grand Theater

6/27/17 New York, NY Theater at Madison Square Garden

6/30/17 New Orleans, LA ESSENCE Festival

*Tickets on sale in March.

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