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The band’s new album ‘Ohio Players’ arrives on Friday

The Black Keys live
The Black Keys [The Rock Revival]

The Black Keys have a brand new album, Ohio Players, arriving on Friday. To celebrate, the band announced Monday plans for an extensive North American tour this fall. The trek kicks off on September 17 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma and wraps up on November 12 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Very special guests for most of the trek will be The Head and The Heart.

Check out the full tour itinerary below.

General tickets for the tour go on sale starting this Friday, April 5 at 10am local time.American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. local time through Thursday, April 4 at 10 p.m. local time. Additional pre-sales will run throughout the week ahead of the general on sale beginning Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. local time.

The tour announcement follows two stand-out performances by The Black Keys at SXSW earlier this month, where they also debuted their new documentary This is a Film About The Black Keys to rave reviews. Ahead of this leg of the tour, The Black Keys will head to Europe to debut their brand-new live show. Tickets for the UK and Europe shows are on sale now.

The Black Keys’ upcoming Ohio Players is set to be an album unlike any of the band’s others, featuring collaborations with friends and colleagues, including Beck, Noel Gallagher, Dan the Automator, Greg Kurstin, Juicy J, Lil Noid, and others. Listeners have gotten a taste of what to expect from the new project with the lead single, “Beautiful People (Stay High),” that recently reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Alternative Airplay chart and AAA Airplay charts, and additional offerings “This Is Nowhere” and “I Forgot to Be Your Lover.”

The new record will be available on standard black vinyl, limited edition Bleach Smoke vinyl, limited edition Galaxy Cool Blue vinyl, CD, cassette, and digital download. Check out the album art and tracklisting below now.

The Black Keys’ last effort, Dropout Boogie, arrived on May 13, 2022 via Nonesuch. It is their eleventh studio effort. The record peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 and No. 2 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart.

Formed in Akron, Ohio in 2001, The Black Keys are singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney. The Black Keys have been called “rock royalty” by the Associated Press and “one of the best rock ‘n’ roll bands on the planet” by Uncut. Cutting their teeth playing small clubs, the band has gone on to sell out arena tours and has released eleven previous studio albums: the debut The Big Come Up (2002), followed by Thickfreakness (2003) and Rubber Factory (2004), along with their releases on Nonesuch Records: Magic Potion (2006), Attack & Release (2008), Brothers (2010), El Camino(2011), Turn Blue (2014), “Let’s Rock” (2019), Delta Kream (2021), and Dropout Boogie (2022). The band has won six Grammy Awards and a BRIT and headlined festivals in North America, South America, Mexico, Australia, and Europe.

September 17 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center*
September 1 – Austin, TX – Moody Center*
September 20 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
September 21 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center*
September 24 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
September 26 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center*
September 27 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum*
September 28 – Palm Desert, CA – Acrisure Arena*
September 29 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre*^
October 2 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
October 3 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
October 10 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena*
October 1 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena*
October 12 – Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse*
October 13 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena*
October 16 – Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center*
October 18 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena*
October 19 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena*
October 21 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center*
October 23 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
October 24 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena*
October 26 – Indianapolis, IN – Gainbridge Fieldhouse*
October 27 – Knoxville, TN – Food City Center*
October 30 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden*
November 1 – Boston, MA – TD Garden*
November 2 – Baltimore, MD – CFG Bank Arena*
November 3 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
November 7 – Chicago, IL – United Center*
November 9 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum*
November 10 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
November 12 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena&

* With supporting act The Head and The Heart
Not applicable for American Express® pre-sale

The Black Keys – Ohio Players [Nonesuch, 2024

1. This Is Nowhere
2. Don’t Let Me Go
3. Beautiful People (Stay High)
4. On the Game
5. Only Love Matters 
6. Candy and Her Friends [feat. Lil Noid]
7. I Forgot to Be Your Lover
8. Please Me (Till I’m Satisfied)
9. You’ll Pay
10. Paper Crown [feat. Beck & Juicy J]
11. Live Till I Die
12. Read Em and Weep
13. Fever Tree
14. Every Time You Leave

Fans can pre-order ‘Ohio Players‘ HERE