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The Black Keys to Perform on "Saturday Night Live" on May 10

on April 23, 2014 - 1:08pm
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The Black Keys will return to Saturday Night Live for their third musical guest appearance on May 10. The program will be hosted by Charlize Theron and will feature songs from the duo’s new album, Turn Blue, which will be released the following Tuesday, May 13, on Nonesuch Records. "Fever," the first single off the album, is currently #1 on AAA radio and #5 on Alternative radio.

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The Black Keys will return to Saturday Night Live for their third musical guest appearance on May 10. The program will be hosted by Charlize Theron and will feature songs from the duo’s new album, Turn Blue, which will be released the following Tuesday, May 13, on Nonesuch Records.

Produced by Danger Mouse, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, Turn Blue comprises 11 new tracks, including the first single, “Fever,” which can be heard here. The single is currently #1 on AAA radio and #5 on Alternative radio. Additionally, the album’s title track recently premiered on Carney’s SiriusXM show, Serious Boredom, and can be heard here. Both songs are included as free instant downloads with album preorders in the Nonesuch Store and at theblackkeys.com/turnblue, along with early access to tickets for the upcoming North American tour. T-shirt bundles are available on the band's site as well. Digital pre-orders are also available at iTunes, where the two songs are also on sale.

The Black Keys will headline the Hangout Festival in Alabama on May 16 before embarking on an extensive European festival tour this summer; further US dates will be announced soon. See below for all of the currently announced dates.

THE BLACK KEYS ON TOUR

May 16–18 Hangout Festival Gulf Shores, AL
Jun 20 Southside Festival Neuhausen Ob Eck, GERMANY
Jun 22 Hurricane Festival Scheessel, GERMANY
Jun 24 INmusic Festival Zagreb, CROATIA
Jun 25 Glastonbury Glastonbury, UK
Jun 27 Open Air St. Gallen St. Gallen, SWITZERLAND
Jun 28 Down the Rabbit Hole Beuningen, HOLLAND
Jul 2 Open'er Festival Gdansk, POLAND
Jul 4 Main Square Festival Pas-de-Calais, FRANCE
Jul 5 Rock Werchter Werchter, BELGIUM
Jul 6 Eurockéennes Belfort, FRANCE
Jul 8 Rock in Roma Rome, ITALY
Jul 11 Optimus Alive Lisbon, PORTUGAL
Jul 12 Bilbao BBK Live Bilbao, SPAIN
Jul 15 Festival de Nîmes Nîmes, FRANCE
Jul 17 Festival les Vieilles Charrues Vielles Charrues, FRANCE
Jul 20 Latitude Festival Suffolk, UK
Jul 22 Paleo Festival Nyon, SWITZERLAND
     
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