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The Black Keys Confirm Dates for 2012 Tour

Black Keys 2012 TourThe upstart alternative rock band The Black Keys have recently announced dates and cities for their upcoming 2012 US tour.   The Black Keys are just finishing up touring Europe and will be promoting their new album “El Camino”.  Joining The Black Keys on tour will be fellow Alt-rockers the Arctic Monkeys.  The Black Keys have announced 18 shows thus far and the tour will begin on Friday March 2nd at the US Bank Arena in their home state of Ohio.

The Black Keys formed in 2001 and have released 7 albums including The Big Come up (2002), Thickfreakness (2003), Rubber Factory (2004), Magic Potion (2006), Attack  & Release (2008), Brothers (2010), and El Camino (2011).  Interestingly, the Black Keys really got their break via the movie and video game industry as well as numerous tv commercials   Songs from the Black Keys have appear in movies such as “School of Rock”, “I Love You Man”, “Black Snake Moan”, “Live Free or Die”, “The Go Getter”, “Zombieland”, “I’m Not There” and “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” and popular video games like MLB 06: The Show, NHL 08, Grand Theft Auto IV, NASCAR 09, FIFA 11, and NHL 11.  As such, The Black Keys are extremely popular with college kids.

2012 The Black Keys Tour Schedule

Friday, March 02, 2012
8:00PM
The Black Keys
US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH
Saturday, March 03, 2012
12:00AM
The Black Keys
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI
Sunday, March 04, 2012
TBA
The Black Keys
Schottenstein Center, Columbus, OH
Tuesday, March 06, 2012
7:30PM
The Black Keys
Cumberland Civic Arena, Portland, ME
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
7:30PM
The Black Keys
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Friday, March 09, 2012
TBA
The Black Keys
Verizon Center, Washington, DC
Saturday, March 10, 2012
TBA
The Black Keys
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Monday, March 12, 2012
TBA
The Black Keys
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
12:00AM
The Black Keys
Bell Centre, Montreal, QC
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
7:30PM
The Black Keys
Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON
Friday, March 16, 2012
TBA
The Black Keys
Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
Sunday, March 18, 2012
7:30PM
The Black Keys
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
Monday, March 19, 2012
TBA
The Black Keys
United Center, Chicago, IL
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
TBA
The Black Keys
Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH
Thursday, March 22, 2012
8:00PM
The Black Keys
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Friday, March 23, 2012
12:00AM
The Black Keys
Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, VA
Saturday, March 24, 2012
8:00PM
The Black Keys
Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte, NC
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
7:30PM
The Black Keys
Woodlands Pavilion, Woodlands, TX