Skip directly to content
Browse by:
  • Wednesday, July 21, 2021
    The Black Keys Announce World Tour of America and Partnership with Save the Music to Support Music Education in Mississippi Hill Country Schools

    The Black Keys have announced their World Tour of America: three intimate shows in Athens, GA, St. Petersburg, FL, and Oxford, MS, this September, surrounding their performance at Pilgrimage Fest in Tennessee. A portion of each set at these intimate shows will consist of songs from the band’s new album, Delta Kream, which features eleven Mississippi hill country blues songs by artists including R. L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough.

    Patrick Carney said of these dates, which the band hopes to make a tradition: “Dan and I have joked about doing a tour of American cities named after other cities in the world since we were touring together in a van. It feels like now is as good a time as any and we are excited to play in some places we haven’t played in since the early days of the band and for fans that have not had a chance to see us in a while.”

    Tickets for these dates will go on sale here this Friday, July 23, at 10am local time. Members of the Lonely Boys and Girls Club will have access to pre-sale tickets.

    THE BLACK KEYS: WORLD TOUR OF AMERICA

    Sep 20 Classic Center Athens, GA
    Sep 21 Jannus Live St. Petersburg, FL
    Sep 23 Lyric Theatre Oxford, MS

    The Black Keys have also announced that they will partner with the Save The Music Foundation to support elementary and middle school music programs in Mississippi—starting with Holly Springs. Fans can participate in a sweepstakes to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the band, with 100% of the proceeds going towards music education grants in seven schools across Mississippi. Every Save The Music school commits to having music for at least ten years, and most of the programs last far beyond that. Fans can view sweepstakes details and participate here.

    The band shares about the program: “We’ve teamed up with Save The Music—a national non-profit dedicated to building school music programs—and a group of local Mississippi partners to contribute instruments and teacher support to schools in the Hill Country. The goal is to grow music programs across the state, starting this coming school year with Holly Springs.”

    In a new video, The Black Keys perform "Crawling Kingsnake," the opening track to their new album, Delta Kream, from Easy Eye Sound studio in Nashville, where the album was recorded. You can watch it here:

    Journal Articles:Artist NewsOn TourVideo

Enjoy This Post?

Share This Post

The Black Keys Announce World Tour of America and Partnership with Save the Music to Support Music Education in Mississippi Hill Country Schools

Browse by:
nonesuch's picture
on July 21, 2021 - 9:00am
Article Type: 
Publish date: 
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 09:00
Excerpt: 

The Black Keys have announced their World Tour of America: three intimate shows in Athens, GA, St. Petersburg, FL, and Oxford, MS, this September, surrounding their performance at Pilgrimage Fest in Tennessee. The band will partner with the Save The Music Foundation to support elementary and middle school music programs in Mississippi. Fans can participate in a sweepstakes to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the band, with 100% of the proceeds going towards music education grants in seven schools across Mississippi.

Copy: 

The Black Keys have announced their World Tour of America: three intimate shows in Athens, GA, St. Petersburg, FL, and Oxford, MS, this September, surrounding their performance at Pilgrimage Fest in Tennessee. A portion of each set at these intimate shows will consist of songs from the band’s new album, Delta Kream, which features eleven Mississippi hill country blues songs by artists including R. L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough.

Patrick Carney said of these dates, which the band hopes to make a tradition: “Dan and I have joked about doing a tour of American cities named after other cities in the world since we were touring together in a van. It feels like now is as good a time as any and we are excited to play in some places we haven’t played in since the early days of the band and for fans that have not had a chance to see us in a while.”

Tickets for these dates will go on sale here this Friday, July 23, at 10am local time. Members of the Lonely Boys and Girls Club will have access to pre-sale tickets.

THE BLACK KEYS: WORLD TOUR OF AMERICA

Sep 20 Classic Center Athens, GA
Sep 21 Jannus Live St. Petersburg, FL
Sep 23 Lyric Theatre Oxford, MS

The Black Keys have also announced that they will partner with the Save The Music Foundation to support elementary and middle school music programs in Mississippi—starting with Holly Springs. Fans can participate in a sweepstakes to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the band, with 100% of the proceeds going towards music education grants in seven schools across Mississippi. Every Save The Music school commits to having music for at least ten years, and most of the programs last far beyond that. Fans can view sweepstakes details and participate here.

The band shares about the program: “We’ve teamed up with Save The Music—a national non-profit dedicated to building school music programs—and a group of local Mississippi partners to contribute instruments and teacher support to schools in the Hill Country. The goal is to grow music programs across the state, starting this coming school year with Holly Springs.”

In a new video, The Black Keys perform "Crawling Kingsnake," the opening track to their new album, Delta Kream, from Easy Eye Sound studio in Nashville, where the album was recorded. You can watch it here:

featuredimage: 
The Black Keys: World Tour of America

Related Posts

  • Monday, January 17, 2022
    Monday, January 17, 2022

    David Byrne is the guest on the latest episode of the SmartLess podcast hosted by Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, and Will Arnett. "I am truly starstruck," Arnett says in the introduction of his surprise guest. "This person's music has played a huge role certainly in my life and lots of people's lives ... This person is, quite honestly, it's rare that you get to say, living legend." You can hear their conversation here.

    Journal Topics: Artist NewsPodcast
  • Sunday, January 16, 2022
    Sunday, January 16, 2022

    Ben LaMar Gay is on the latest episode of BBC World Service's Music Life, joining Angel Bat Dawid in conversation with Qur'an Shaheed and Dr. Adam Zanolini about the importance of not conforming and recognizing one's own gifts. You can hear it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist NewsPodcast
[{"parent":{"title":"Get on the list !","body":" Get exclusive information about NONESUCH tour dates, video premieres and special announcements ","field_newsletter_id":"14075483","field_label_list_id":"6389157","field_display_rates":"-1","field_preview_mode":"false","field_lbox_height":"","field_lbox_width":"","field_toaster_timeout":"16000","field_toaster_position":"From Bottom","field_turnkey_height":"800"}}]

Performs On