photo by Alysse Gafkjen


After sharing their first music in nearly five years with new single “Lo/Hi” last week, The Black Keys—the duo of guitarist/singer Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney—have announced that they will be hitting the road this fall for a North American arena tour that will feature special guests Modest Mouse.

The tour dates kick off Sept. 23 in Denver, CO, after the Keys play Las Vegas’ Life is Beautiful festival on Sept. 21. Along with Modest Mouse, who will be featured on every dates, the headlining band will also be welcoming *repeat repeat, Jessy Wilson and Shannon & the Clams each for a portion of the tour, which will hit venues in St. Louis, Chicago, Nashville, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Boston, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco and many more, stretching into late November and wrapping up on Nov. 24 in Vancouver, BC.

See the full schedule and support listings below. General ticket sales for the tour dates begin March 22 at 10 a.m. local time at the band’s website. Fans can register for the Ticketmaster Verified Fan pre-sale now through March 17 at 10 p.m. ET, and there will also be a Citi cardmember pre-sale beginning March 19 at 10 a.m. local time.



The Black Keys Tour Dates

Sep 21  Las Vegas, NV – Life Is Beautiful
Sep 23  Denver, CO – Pepsi Center*
Sep 24  Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center*
Sep 25  St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center*
Sep 27  Chicago, IL – United Center*
Sep 28  Minneapolis, MN – Target Center*
Sep 30  Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena*
Oct 1  Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena*
Oct 2  Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena*
Oct 4  Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum#
Oct 5  Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena#
Oct 7  Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena#
Oct 8  Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena#
Oct 9  Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena#
Oct 11  Boston, MA – TD Garden#
Oct 12  Washington, DC – The Anthem#
Oct 14  Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Arena#
Oct 15  Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center#
Nov 5  Sunrise, FL – BB&T Center^
Nov 6  Orlando, FL – Amway Center^
Nov 8  Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena^
Nov 9  Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena^
Nov 12  Houston, TX – Toyota Center^
Nov 13  Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center^
Nov 14  Fort Worth, TX – Dickies Arena^
Nov 16  Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena^
Nov 17  San Diego, CA – Pechanga Arena^
Nov 19  Los Angeles, CA – The Forum^
Nov 20  San Francisco, CA – TBA^
Nov 22  Portland, OR – Moda Center^
Nov 23  Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome^
Nov 24  Vancouver, BC – Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena^

*w/ Modest Mouse and *repeat repeat
# w/ Modest Mouse and Jessy Wilson
^ w/ Modest Mouse and Shannon & the Clams