The Black Keys and The Flaming Lips plan to play four shows , one being 370 miles from NYC. Fun fact, flights to Pittsburgh are among the cheapest out of New York. And if you drive and that would take 6 hours and one minute. Here are your show dates:
April 28: Kansas City, MO (Sprint Center)
April 30: Pittsburgh, PA (CONSOL Energy Center)
May 2: Atlanta, GA (Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood)
May 3: Nashville, TN (Bridgestone Arena)
According to everything on the internet, The Black Keys will spend a month in the studio recording before they tour and planning on releasing the new album late 2013. Dan Auerbach tells Uncut: “We’re going to start making the new album in the second week of January and we’re hoping to have it done by some time in March.” to Uncut.
Newly married Patrick Carney told CBS Local, ”It [the new album] is definitely gonna happen in 2013. It’s just a matter of how long it takes us to make the album and deciding when we want to get back on the road.”
He also added: “We’re going to start making a new album in January and we’re going to tour a little more in the spring. Our plan is the have the new album done by the end of spring or earlier, then hopefully take a few months off to do normal things like go to bed early and wake up early, walk the dog, that kind of stuff. Then we’ll probably be back on the road starting next fall.”