As previously reported, the dynamic duo that is The Black Keys will be hitting the road in 2012 in support of their new release “El Camino.” Today they announced a second wave of dates that will see them visit Texas, California, Minnesota and Canada, to name just a few of the new stops.

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney released their April & May dates for which is sure to be one of the hottest tours of the first half of 2012. For example, after the 2012 tour was originally announced, the Madison Square Garden show was sold out in 15 minutes after tickets went on sale.

After releasing “El Camino” back in early December, the album is still #3 on the iTunes charts and continues to muster major rock radio airplay.

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The Black Keys – 2012 Tour Dates

Date City Venue
3/02/12 Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena
3/03/12 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
3/04/12 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
3/06/12 Portland, ME Cumberland County Civic Center
3/07/12 Boston, MA TD Garden
3/09/12 Washington, DC Verizon Center
3/10/12 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
3/12/12 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
3/13/12 Montreal Bell Centre
3/14/12 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
3/16/12 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse
3/18/12 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
3/19/12 Chicago, IL United Center
3/20/12 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
3/23/12 Norfolk, VA Constant Convocation Center
3/24/12 Charlotte, NC Bojangles’ Coliseum
4/13/12 Indio, CA Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
4/20/12 Indio, CA Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
4/24/12 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
4/25/12 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
4/27/12 St. Louis, MO Chaifetz Arena
4/28/12 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
4/30/12 Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center
5/02/12 Salt Lake City, UT Maverik Center
5/04/12 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
5/05/12 Sacramento, CA Power Balance Pavilion
5/07/12 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena
5/08/12 Seattle, WA KeyArena at Seattle Center
5/09/12 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
5/11/12 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
5/12/12 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
5/14/12 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
5/15/12 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
5/20/12 Milwaukee, WI Bradley Center

The Black Keys Artist History

Hometown: Akron, OH
Formed: 2001
Studio Albums: 6
Grammy Awards: 3
Lineup: Dan Auerbach (vocals, guitar); Patrick Carney (drums)

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Image courtesy of Flickr user CC Chapman.