The Black Keys Fall 2014 North American Tour Details

Black Keys tour dates

The Black Keys will be touring North American later this year in support of their new album, Turn Blue, hitting stores on May 13, 2014. The No. American tour will kick off on September 5th in Columbus, stopping in cities including Detroit, Boston, and Chicago before finishing up in Kansas City on December 21st.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on May 16th at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Turn Blue was produced by Danger Mouse, Dan Auerbach, and Patrick Carney and features 11 new tracks including the first single, “Fever.” The duo’s eighth album was recorded in LA, Benton Harbor, and Nashville, with Carney saying, “We are always trying to push ourselves when we make a record–not repeat our previous work but not abandon it either. On this record, we let the songs breathe and explored moods, textures and sounds. We’re excited for the world to hear Turn Blue.”

As for the album’s title, Carney and Auerbach offer up these possible explanations as to what Turn Blue refers to:

A: Suffocation

B: Sadness

C: Numbness from extreme cold

D: A Cleveland late night TV host from the 1960s named Ghoulardi

E: All of the above

The Black Keys North American Tour

Sept. 5 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center*

Sept. 6 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena*

Sept. 7 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena*

Sept. 9 Milwaukee, WI BMO Harris Bradley Center*

Sept. 10 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center*

Sept. 12 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena*

Sept. 13 Pittsburgh, PA CONSOL Energy Center*

Sept. 14 Rochester, NY Blue Cross Arena*

Sept. 16 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre*

Sept. 18 Montreal, QC Bell Centre*

Sept. 20 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center*

Sept. 21 Boston, MA TD Garden*

Sept. 24 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center*

Sept. 25 Washington, DC Verizon Center*

Sept. 27 Chicago, IL United Center*

Oct. 24 Minneapolis, MN Target Center**

Oct. 25 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre**

Oct. 27 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome**

Oct. 28 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place**

Oct. 30 Vancouver, BC Pacific Coliseum**

Oct. 31 Portland, OR Moda Center**

Nov. 1 Seattle, WA Key Arena**

Nov. 9 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl**

Nov. 10 Phoenix, AZ U.S. Airways Center**

Nov. 12 Salt Lake City, UT Maverik Center**

Nov. 13 Denver, CO Pepsi Center**

Nov. 15 Houston, TX Toyota Center**

Nov. 16 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center**

Dec. 4 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Arena***

Dec. 5 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena***

Dec. 6 Richmond, VA Richmond Coliseum***

Dec. 8 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena***

Dec. 9 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center***

Dec. 11 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena***

Dec. 12 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena***

Dec. 13 Greenville, SC Bon Secours Wellness Arena***

Dec. 15 Ft. Lauderdale, FL BB&T Center***

Dec. 16 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum***

Dec. 17 Orlando, FL Amway Center***

Dec. 19 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center***

Dec. 20 Tulsa, OK BOK Center***

Dec. 21 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center***

*with special guest Cage The Elephant
**with special guest Jake Bugg
***with special guest St. Vincent

Source: Live Nation Entertainment

-By Rebecca Murray

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