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Published on April 01, 2024
The Black Keys Set to Ignite Stages from New York to LA with 2024 International Players TourSource: Justin Higuchi, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Fans of The Black Keys can officially mark their calendars as the rock duo has confirmed dates for their upcoming 2024 International Players Tour. Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney are set to blaze a trail across North America this fall starting September 17, with the first gig taking place at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to SPIN. The tour supports their latest album, "Ohio Players," which is ready to drop this Friday, April 5.

The Keys' tour will make a stop at venues including Madison Square Garden in New York and the iconic Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, as their followers get ready to rock out to new tracks and fan favorites. Enthusiasts in Knoxville are in for a treat, with the band performing at Food City Center on October 27, as WBIR reports. The Head and The Heart are expected to warm up the crowds as the opening act for most shows on the tour.

The tour schedule includes 31 dates, covering major cities such as Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Seattle, Toronto, Cleveland, Nashville, and Atlanta. With this line-up, the band is solidly booked until the tour wraps up on November 12 in Detroit, a city known for its deep musical roots, JamBase details. Fans looking to secure their spots at these electrifying performances can start nabbing tickets from Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. local time, with presales for American Express cardholders opening earlier in the week.

Following their recent stint at SXSW, where they played intimate venues and debuted a documentary about their career, The Black Keys seem to barely stop to catch their breath. The forthcoming album and tour build on the anticipation they've successfully drummed up among their ardent fanbase. And safely no longer the underdogs of the rock scene, Auerbach and Carney are now seasoned performers ready to deliver yet another raw, rhythm-infused spree of concerts. "This is a Film About The Black Keys," a look back at the band's journey, evidently fueled excitement leading up to the release of "Ohio Players," as SPIN recounts.