Black Keys Taking 'Brothers' On Tour

The Black Keys aren't taking a break after their busy 2009. The duo has announced a summer tour beginning June 2 in Salt Lake City, as well as the track list for their new album "Brothers."

Fan who buy tickets for the tour from the Black Keys' website will receive a copy of "Brothers" upon release and a download of the songs "Tighten Up" and "Next Girl." "Brothers" comes out May 18 on Nonesuch Records.

The tour will include a two performances at Central Park's SummerStage on July 27-28, an opening slot for Pearl Jam at Madison Square Garden on May 20, and performances on the "Late Show with David Letterman" on May 25 and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on May 26.

In 2009, the group was involved in three side projects: Dan Auerbach's solo effort, " Keep It Hid;" the debut LP from Patrick Carney's band Drummer; and Blakroc, a collaboration between The Black Keys and many veteran hip-hop artists.

Besides the Danger Mouse-produced "Tighten Up" and a cover of Jerry Butler's "Never Gonna Give You Up," "Brothers" was written, performed and produced by the Black Keys.

Here is the tracklist for the Black Keys' "Brothers":

"Everlasting Light"
"Next Girl"
"Tighten Up"
"Howlin' For You"
"She's Long Gone"
"Black Mud"
"The Only One"
"Too Afraid To Love You"
"Ten Cent Pistol"
"Sinister Kid"
"The Go Getter"
"I'm Not The One"
"Unknown Brother"
"Never Gonna Give You Up"
"These Days"

Here are the Black Keys tour dates:

April 8: Iowa City, IA (University of Iowa Memorial)
April 10: San Francisco, CA (Yuri's Night Bay Area 2010)
April 17: Live Oak, FL (Wanee Music Festival)
April 18: Miami, FL (The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater)
April 19: Orlando, FL (The House of Blues)
May 20: New York, NY (Madison Square Garden)
May 25: New York, NY ("Late Show with David Letterman")
May 26: New York, NY ("Late Night with Jimmy Fallon")
June 2: Salt Lake City, UT (The Depot)
June 3: Denver, CO (The Fillmore)
June 4: Kansas City, MO (The Crossroads)
June 8-9: Minneapolis, MN (First Ave)
June 10: St. Louis, MO (The Pagaent)
June 11: Manchester, TN (Bonnaroo)
July 27-28: Central Park SummerStage New York, NY


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