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"The Black Keys' new album, Brothers, is due May 18 on Nonesuch Records. In conjunction with the album's release, the band will launch an exclusive pop-up store at New York City's Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, one of downtown New York's most vital community institutions. The pop-up store will be open from May 18 through May 20 only, highlighted by an intimate performance by The Black Keys on May 19 from which 100% of ticket proceeds will go directly to Housing Works, Inc., which provides housing, healthcare, job training, and advocacy for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS."
Tickets are on sale, and it's actually only one of at least two shows the Black Keys will play while they're in town. The other one is free. All dates below...

The Black Keys - 2010 Tour Dates
May 20 Madison Square Garden New York, NY*
May 25 Late Show with David Letterman New York, NY
May 26 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon New York, NY
June 2 The Depot Salt Lake City, UT?
June 3 The Fillmore Denver, CO?
June 4 The Crossroads Kansas City, MO?
June 5 Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival Ozark, AR
June 8 First Ave Minneapolis, MN?
June 9 First Ave Minneapolis, MN?
June 10 The Pageant St. Louis, MO?
June 11 Bonnaroo Manchester, TN
July 23 Constellation Brands- Marvin Sands PAC Canandaigua, NY§
July 24 Nautica Amphitheatre Cleveland, OH
July 26 DAR Constitution Hall Washington, D.C. #
July 27 Central Park SummerStage New York, NY#
July 28 Central Park SummerStage New York, NY#
July 30 Great Plaza at Penn's Landing Philadelphia, PA#
July 31 Bank of America Pavilion Boston, MA#
August 1 Osheaga Festival Montreal, QC
August 3 Kool Haus Toronto, ON#
August 6 Lollapalooza Chicago, IL
August 8 Val Air Ballroom Des Moines, IA#
August 9 The Anchor Inn Omaha, NE#
August 11 Iroquois Amphitheatre Louisville, KY#
August 12 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN#
August 13 The LC Amphitheatre Columbus, OH#
August 14 The Fillmore Detroit Detroit, MI#
September 2 Town Ballroom Buffalo, NY%
September 3 Verizon Wireless Music Center Indianapolis, IN^
September 4 Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH^
September 7 First Niagara Pavilion Burgettstown, PA^
September 8 Hershey Park Stadium & Star Pavilion Hershey, PA^
September 9 Charlottesville Pavilion Charlottesville, VA%
September 10 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte, NC^
September 11 Virginia Beach Amphitheatre Virginia Beach, VA^
September 13 Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre Raleigh, NC^
September 14 Orange Peel Asheville, NC%
September 15 Lakewood Amphitheatre Atlanta, GA^
September 17 Cruzan Amphitheatre West Palm Beach, FL^
September 18 Ford Amphitheatre Tampa, FL^
September 20 Verizon Wireless Music Center Birmingham, AL^
September 21 House of Blues New Orleans, LA%
September 22 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Houston, TX^
September 23 Superpages.com Center Dallas, TX^
September 25 Soma San Diego, CA§§
September 27 Hollywood Palladium Los Angeles, CA§§
September 29 The Fox Oakland, CA§§
October 2 Paramount Theatre Seattle, WA§§
October 3 The Orpheum Vancouver, BC§§
October 4 Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR§§
October 10 Cain's Ballroom Tulsa, OK§§
*--with Pearl Jam
?--with Brian Olive
§--with The Flaming Lips
#--with The Morning Benders
^--with Kings of Leon and The Whigs
%--with The Whigs
§§--with Nicole Atkins

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Comments (15)

looks like Housing Works website is down.

Posted by brooklynvegan | May 10, 2010 10:54 AM

anyone have any luck?

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 10:55 AM

yeah. $100 for a ticket and a CD.

not worth it.

seeing them at bonnaroo, anyway :D

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 10:56 AM

Yea, they want $100 a ticket! Ha. Sorry, can't make it

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 10:56 AM

Got 1. Yeah, expensive - but it's for charity.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 11:01 AM

I love how some people blast the corporate sponsored shows, then also complain about one for charity.

$100 is not expensive for a charity show. If you can't afford, maybe in your next lifetime you will study in college instead of doing bong hits.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 11:32 AM

I love how some people complain about one thing and other people complain about something else.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 11:40 AM

I hate people who complain about people complaining.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 11:44 AM

"If you can't afford, maybe in your next lifetime you will study in college instead of doing bong hits."

What a douche bag.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 1:14 PM

11:32-you are a complete moron.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 1:29 PM

1:14pm and 1:29pm obviously cannot afford the show. Have fun in line for the free show!

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2010 1:59 PM

They should have a giveaway for $50 tickets again.

Posted by Cuse | May 12, 2010 10:32 PM

Does anybody know if it will be a full electric set or acoustic?

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2010 4:59 PM

ive been to shows at the housing works before and they have all been open bar

Posted by the dude | May 15, 2010 6:54 PM

Siamese Dream and Mellon Collie were really good albums. Got them when they came out, still throw them on at times and think they're great. It saddens me when I hear bands from that era when I was a teenager and hear their new stuff and it's so clear how they've lost it, they sound desperate to recapture a sound/magic that they haven't had in 15 years (holy shit).... And then I realize that is not unlike a lot of us.

Posted by منتديات | January 22, 2011 8:26 AM

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