The Black Keys have announced initial details of the European leg of their Dropout Boogie Tour in the summer of 2023, including UK arena dates. Following shows at Rockhal in Luxembourg and a set at Pinkpop in the Netherlands June 15 and 17, the band will be joined by special guests Spoon for concerts in Paris, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Cologne, and Hamburg. Singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney will also play festival sets in Italy, Portugal, and Spain in July. Pre-sale tickets for the newly announced dates in June will be open to the band’s fan club, The Lonely Boys & Girls Club, on Tuesday, December 13; general on-sale begins Friday, December 16.
“After eight long years we are excited to say The Black Keys are coming back to Europe and the UK,” the band says. “We can’t wait to see you at the shows in these iconic venues.”
See below for all of the currently announced dates; for all the latest, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.
These dates mark The Black Keys’ first European tour since 2015. Following an acclaimed, 32-date North American run earlier this year, the duo’s set features songs from their new album, Dropout Boogie, and past favorites like “Howlin’ for You,” “Lonely Boy,” and “Gold on the Ceiling.” Dropout Boogie, released in May, is up for Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album and Best Rock Performance for the album track “Wild Child.” Dan Auerbach is up for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical.
THE BLACK KEYS ON TOUR
*w/special guest Spoon