The Black Keys visit Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre on May 11

Today, The Black Keys confirmed their Let’s Rock Canada 10-date tour throughout May 2020. The band, joined by very special guests The Sheepdogs and Early James, will perform in cities across the country during the month, featuring a stop in Ottawa at Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre on Monday, May 11.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting, or the Canadian Tire Centre box office. The Canadian Tire Centre box office does not sell tickets in-person on the first day of sales, Ottawa Senators hockey excluded.

The Black Keys’ ninth studio album, Let’s Rock, was released on June 28 via Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch Records. Let’s Rock debuted in the Top 10 in Canada as well as Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland among others. Let’s Rock is available on all formats here.

Formed in Akron, Ohio in 2001, The Black Keys have released nine studio albums – their debut The Big Come Up (2002), followed by Thickfreakness (2003) and Rubber Factory (2004) along with their releases on Nonesuch Records, Magic Potion (2006), Attack & Release (2008), Brothers (2010), El Camino (2011), Turn Blue (2014) and most recently, Let’s Rock (2018). The band has won six Grammy Awards and headlined festivals including Coachella, Lollapalooza and Governors Ball.

*All dates, cities and venues below subject to change
May 5 – Halifax, Scotiabank Centre
May 6 – Moncton, N.B., Avenir Centre
May 8 – Montreal, Bell Centre
May 9 – Quebec City, Centre Videotron
May 11 – Ottawa, Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre
May 12 – London, Ont., Budweiser Gardens
May 15 – Winnipeg, Bell MTS Place
May 16 – Saskatoon, SaskTel Centre
May 17 – Calgary, Scotiabank Saddledome
May 19 – Edmonton, Rogers Place

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