The Black Keys doubled in size @ MSG (pic by rossmckillop)
Black Keys

"Auerbach and Carney, who used to tour as a duo, will be joined by some extra players for the first time.

"We might bring out a couple of people to play a few of songs with us," he said. "The majority of the set will still be two-piece, but [we'll] have a couple of guys come out because we really like a lot of the arrangements on the record and it would be fun to be able to do those live instead of having to strip down. We've got two guys who helped us with the live Blakroc stuff, and we became friends with. Leon Michels, a keyboardist and Nick Movshon on bass -- they're pretty tight." [express night out] (via)

The Black Keys (with four members) opened for Pearl Jam (with Eddie Vedder in a Public Image Ltd t-shirt) at MSG last night (5/20). It was Pearl Jam's 1st of 2 shows in a row at the NYC venue. The next is tonight, Friday, 5/21, but with Band of Horses opening instead (maybe The Black Keys will go check out Macgruber). The Black Keys, who also played a Microsoft Kin show in NYC the other day, played a benefit at Housing Works bookstore one night before MSG. Videos and setlists from both shows (for both bands) below...


The Black Keys, Everlasting Light, MSG, New York, NY 5-20-10

The Black Keys Next Girl NEW SONG! Live @ MSG 5.20.10

The Black Keys - Too Afraid to Love You - Live @ NYC Bookstore!

The Black Keys - Girl Is On My Mind - live @ NYC Bookstore!

Black Keys Housing Works Setlist (via)
Black Keys housing works setlist

Pearl Jam Elderly Woman Live @ MSG 5.20.10

Pearl Jam - May 20, 2010 New York, New York, Madison Square Garden - Set List:
Sometimes, Breakerfall,
Last Exit,
The Fixer,
Severed Hand,
Small Town,
I Am Mine,
Force Of Nature,
Even Flow,
Low Light,
I Got ID,
Army Reserve (dedicated to Lt. Colonel John McDonough),
Unthought Known,
Do The Evolution

1st encore:
The End (with string quartet),
Lukin (with string quartet),
Just Breathe (with string quartet),
You Are, Love,
Reing O'er Me (Townshend) [Ed has crowd wish Pete Townshend "Happy Birthday"],
State Of Love And Trust,
Once, Porch

2nd encore:
Crazy Mary (Williams),
I Believe In Miracles (Ramone, Ray) [dedicated to Joey Ramone],

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