Arctic Monkeys to support the Black Keys on North American arena tour

Sheffield band will open for the Ohio rockers on 15 arena dates next year

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Arctic Monkeys are set to support the Black Keys on a full arena tour across the US and Canada next year.

The band, who released their fourth album ‘Suck It And See’ earlier this year, will open for the Ohio duo on 15 arena shows in March 2012.

The dates kick off in Cincinnati on March 2 and run until March 23, when the two bands will play Norfolk Constant Convocation Center in Virginia.


The Black Keys release their seventh studio album ‘El Camino’ on Monday (December 5) and will tour the UK in February, playing seven dates, including an NME Awards Show at London’s Alexandra Palace.

The Black Keys/Arctic Monkeys will play:

Cincinnati U.S. Bank Arena (March 2)


Detroit Joe Louis Arena (3)

Columbus Jerome Schottenstein Center (4)

Portland Cumberland Co. Civic Center (6)

Boston TD Garden (7)

Washington DC Verizon Center (9)

Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center (10)

New York Madison Square Garden (12)

Montreal Bell Centre (13)

Toronto Air Canada Centre (14)

Indianapolis Conseco Fieldhouse (16)

Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena (18)

Chicago United Center (19)

Cleveland Quicken Loans Arena (20)

Norfolk Constant Convocation Center (23)

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