The Akron-based band will return to the area on September 9 for an outdoor show at the Blossom Music Center.
The boys are back.
The Black Keys announced their upcoming North American tour on Monday, with one of the tour dates bringing the Akron-based band back to northeast Ohio for an outdoor show September 9 at Blossom Music. Center.
The date at Blossom is one of 32 stops on the Abandoned Boogie Tour, which will also feature backing band Band of Horses. Tickets go on sale Friday, and VIP presales go on sale Tuesday at 10 a.m. VIP tickets include premium seats, a sound check tour and an autographed lithograph, among other goodies.
The Black Keys will be touring in support Delta Kreamtheir new album which was released last May and debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock and Alternative charts.
In 2019, we spoke to guitarist and vocalist Dan Auerbach about the band’s return to the stage, which came alongside the release of their ninth album. let’s dancewhich debuted at No. 1 on the US Albums Chart and No. 4 on the Billboard Top 10. Their September 2019 tour date christened the newly renovated Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
As part of this discussion, we talked about the band’s touring history, with Auerbach speaking candidly about the band’s early years.
“When you wake up in the bowels of an arena, everything is a blur,” he said at the time. “We kept going back to the same cities over and over again and it created a foundation that stuck with us. It’s a tough job, especially these days. Pat and I were talking the other day wondering if we could start The Black Keys today. I do not know.”
Now the band is back and ready to rock northeast Ohio again. Tickets are available here.