The Black Keys announce North American tour details

The blues-rock duo start the gig-run in Iowa on April 8

The Black Keys have announced details of an upcoming tour of North America.

Playing in support of their forthcoming sixth studio album, ‘Brothers’, the Ohio duo will start the gig-run in Iowa on April 8.

Also set to support Pearl Jam at New York‘s Madison Square Garden on May 20, the group will pick up the tour again on June 2 in Utah.

Meanwhile, The Black Keys will hit the UK this summer to play shows in London and Manchester.

The Black Keys will play:

Iowa City, IA University Of Iowa Memorial (April 8)
San Francisco, CA Yuri’s Night Bay Area 2010 (10)
Live Oak, FL Wanee Music Festival (17)
Miami, FL The Fillmore At Jackie Gleason (18)
Orlando, FL House Of Blues (19)
New York, NY Madison Square Garden* (May 20)
Salt Lake City, UT The Depot (June 2)
Denver, CO The Fillmore (3)
Kansas City, MO The Crossroads (4)
Minneapolis, MN First Ave (8, 9)
St. Louis, MO The Pageant (10)
Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Festival (11)
New York, NY Central Park Summer Stage (July 27, 28)

* Supporting Pearl Jam