The Black Keys’ new album, Turn Blue, arrives on Tuesday, and their upcoming tour will bring the band to Quicken Loans Arena at 8 p.m. Sept. 6, with special guest Cage the Elephant.
Tickets start at $35 and go on sale at 10 a.m. May 16 at www.theQarena.com, 888-894-9424, the arena box office and Discount Drug Marts. Pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Tuesday at 10 a.m. local time to fans pre-ordering the album at www.theblackkeys.com and to Citi cardmembers through the Private Pass Program (www.citiprivatepass.com).
They’ll appear as the musical guests on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, with host Charlize Theron. The show airs at 11:30 p.m. Saturday on NBC (WKYC Channel 3). The Akron-born duo’s appearance will be drummer Pat Carney and singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach’s third time on the late-night comedy show.
Come back to the Beacon Journal on Saturday to read pop music writer Malcolm X Abram’s review of Turn Blue.