The Black Keys @ SXSW 2010 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
The Black Keys will be on the road this summer to support their new record, Brothers, which comes out May 18th on Nonesuch. One of the gigs on that tour is at Central Park Summerstage on July 27th. That date has sold out, and the band has added a second show for the next day, Wednesday, July 28th. Tickets go on AmEx presale today (Wednesday, March 31st) at 11am. There's also a fan presale that and other dates going on now.
Those who purchase pre-sale tickets through the band's website, theblackkeys.com, will receive a special bundle, which includes a copy of Brothers (digital only or physical and digital, CD or vinyl) upon release. Additionally, pre-sale tickets will come with an instant download of two tracks from Brothers-"Tighten Up" and "Next Girl."General sale for the NYC show starts Friday, April 2nd at noon.
The Morning Benders (who are playing two shows at Mercury Lounge and one at MHOW this April) will open
the new both Central Park dates in July. .
Before then, The Black Keys will be opening for Pearl Jam at Madison Square Garden on May 20th. They'll also play Letterman and Jimmy Fallon on May 25th and 26th to support the new record. Check out "Tighten Up," a Danger Mouse-produced song from the album, at their MySpace. Speaking of Danger Mouse, they shared a bill with him at their only SXSW show.
All tour dates and the Brothers tracklist below...
1. "Everlasting Light"
2. "Next Girl"
3. "Tighten Up"
4. "Howlin' For You"
5. "She's Long Gone"
6. "Black Mud"
7. "The Only One"
8. "Too Afraid To Love You"
9. "Ten Cent Pistol"
10. "Sinister Kid"
11. "The Go Getter"
12. "I'm Not The One"
13. "Unknown Brother"
14. "Never Gonna Give You Up"
15. "These Days"
Black Keys - 2010 Tour Dates
Apr 08 University of Iowa Memorial Iowa City, Iowa
Apr 10 Yuri's Night Bay Area 2010 Mountain View, California
Apr 17 Wanee Music Festival Live Oak, Florida
Apr 18 The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Miami, Florida
Apr 19 The House of Blues Orlando, Florida
May 20 Madison Square Garden New York, New York +
May 25 Performing on Letterman NEW YORK, New York
May 26 Performing on Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon NEW YORK, New York
Jun 02 The Depot Salt Lake City, Utah
Jun 03 The Fillmore Auditorium Denver, Colorado
Jun 04 The Crossroads Kansas City, Missouri
Jun 08 First Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 09 First Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 10 The Pageant St. Louis, Missouri
Jun 11 Bonnaroo Manchester, Tennessee
Jun 23 Roundhouse London, UK
Jun 23 Roundhouse London
Jun 26 Le Rock dans Tous Ses Etats Evreux, France
Jun 27 Rock 'n Park Nijmegen, Holland
Jun 28 Paradiso Amsterdam, Holland
Jun 30 Hyde Park London
Jul 02 Les Eurockéennes Belford, France
Jul 04 Rock Werchter Werchter, Belguim
Jul 05 Academy Birmingham, UK
Jul 06 Academy Manchester, UK
Jul 27 SummerStage - SOLD OUT New York, New York
Jul 28 SummerStage New York, New York *
+ w/ Pearl Jam
* w/ The Morning Benders