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The Black Keys cancel US arena tour in favour of creating an "intimate experience for both fans and the band"

27 May 2024, 13:44 | Written by Tyler Damara Kelly

Last week, The Black Keys quietly cancelled their US arena tour by removing all of the dates from their website.

Amidst speculation that the tour was cancelled due to poor ticket sales, the team behind the duo consisting of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney have shared a statement on the cancellations.

“The band wants to assure everyone that Dan & Patrick are alive and well. Following the recent run of shows in the UK & Europe, including stops at iconic venues like Brixton Academy and the Zenith in Paris, we have decided to make some changes to the North American leg of the International Players Tour that will enable us to offer a similarly exciting, intimate experience for both fans and the band, and will be announcing a revised set of dates shortly.”

They reassured all ticket holders that they would be given a full refund at their point of purchase, and they will have first access to the forthcoming shows. "Thank you for your understanding and apologies for the surprise change… We’re pretty sure everyone is going to be excited when you see what we have in mind though, and look forward to seeing everyone soon," their statement continued.

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