Tour Alert: Black Keys Set for Arena Tour

Plus new dates from Veronica Falls, Kasabian and Steve Aoki

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Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys perform at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California. (Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage)

Black Keys
"Lonely Boys" no more! The Black Keys will soon keep company with thousands of adoring fans on their newly announced arena tour, drawing direct support from Arctic Monkeys. With the duo's recent Grammy nomination, the commercial success of Brothers and the soon-to-be-released El Camino already getting rave reviews, you can probably go ahead and write that angry letter to Ticketmaster now.

3/2 Cincinnati, OH – U.S. Bank Arena*
3/3 Detroit, MI – Joe Louis Arena*
3/4 Columbus, OH – Schottenstein Center*
3/6 Portland, ME – Cumberland County Civic Center*
3/7 Boston, MA – TD Garden*
3/9 Washington, DC – Verizon Center*
3/10 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center*
3/12 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden*
3/13 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre*

3/14 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre*
3/16 Indianapolis, IN – Conseco Fieldhouse*
3/18 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena*
3/19 Chicago, IL – United Center*
3/20 Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena*
3/23 Norfolk, VA – Constant Convocation Center*
* = w/Arctic Monkeys

Veronica Falls
Morbid-minded indie-rock quartet Veronica Falls only recently released their self-titled debut LP in September, and they're already touting a brand new mixtape exclusively via Stereogum. Showing no sign of slowing, the band will take their eerie shoegaze sound on the road in February.

02/08 Black Cat – Washington, DC
02/09 Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
02/10 Voyeur Nightclub – Philadelphia, PA
02/11 Radio – Somerville, MA
02/13 Belmont – Montreal, Canada
02/14 The Garrison – Toronto, Canada
02/16 The Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL
02/17 7th St. Entry – Minneapolis, MN*
02/20 The Media Club – Vancouver, Canada*
02/21 Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA*
02/22 Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR*
02/25 Bootleg Theater – Los Angeles, CA*
02/27 Casbah – San Diego, CA*
* = w/Bleached 

Kasabian
Kasabian is coming, so catch them while you can. This Brit-rock band headlines festivals and sells out countless stadiums across Europe but somehow have yet to hit the charts in the U.S. Touring in support of their latest release, Velociraptor!, they plan on changing all that with a trip throughout the U.S. and Canada in March.

3/12 South Side Music Hall – Dallas, TX
3/15 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
3/17 Center Stage – Atlanta, GA
3/18 Beacham Theatre – Orlando, FL
3/20 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
3/21 Theatre Of The Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
3/22 Terminal 5 – New York, NY
3/27 House of Blues – Boston, MA
3/28 Corona Theatre – Montreal, QC
3/29 Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, ONT
4/01 Crofoot Ballroom – Pontiac, MI
4/02 Vic Theatre – Chicago, IL
4/03 First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
4/06 Edmonton Event Center – Edmonton, AB
4/07 MacEwan Hall Ballroom – Calgary, AB
4/09 Vogue Theatre – Vancouver, BC
4/10 The Showbox @ The Market – Seattle, WA
4/11 Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
4/22 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO

Steve Aoki and Datsik's DEADMEAT
DJ, promoter, producer, Dim Mak Records founder, Korean BBQ restaurateur. Steve Aoki is all of these things, and then some. It's hard to believe he has yet to release an album of his own, until now. With his studio debut set to hit in winter 2012, Aoki will take Dim Mak labelmate and dubstep producer Datsik on the road for DEADMEAT, an all-star electronica extravaganza, starting in January.

1/19 Comerica Theatre – Phoenix, AZ
1/20 Earl Warren Showgrounds – Santa Barbara, CA
1/21 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
1/22 Senator – Chico, CA
1/23 Knitting Factory – Reno, NV
1/26 The Fillmore – Denver, CO
1/27 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
1/28 County Coliseum – El Paso, TX
1/29 Club Rio – San Antonio, TX
1/30 Cain's Ballroom – Tulsa, OK
1/31 Uptown Theater – Kansas City, MO
2/1 Pageant – St. Louis, MO
2/2 Verizon Theatre – Houston, TX
2/3 Palladium – Dallas, TX
2/4 Sugar Mill – New Orleans, LA
2/6 Brooklyn Arts Center – Wilmington, NC
2/7 The Music Farm – Charleston, SC
2/8 The Bad Manor – Athens, GA
2/9 Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA
2/10 TBD
2/11 Fillmore Silver Spring – Washington, D.C.
2/13 Hat Factory – Richmond, VA
2/14 Dome at Oakdale – Wallingford, CT
2/16 House of Blues – Boston, MA
2/17 Roseland Ballroom – New York, NY
2/18 Borgata Arena – Atlantic City, NJ
2/19 Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
2/21 Egyptian Room – Indianapolis, IN
2/22 Orpheum – Madison, WI
2/23 Epic Events Center – Minneapolis, MN
2/24 Aragon Ballroom – Chicago, IL
2/25 The Fillmore – Detroit, MI
2/26 Orbit Room – Grand Rapids, MI
2/28 TBD
2/29 Northern Lights – Albany, NY
3/1 Civic Centre Salon – Ottawa, ON
3/2 TBD
3/3 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
3/9 Paramount – Seattle, WA
3/10 PNE Forum – Vancouver, BC
3/11 McDonald Theater – Eugene, OR
3/13 Roseland Ballroom – Portland, OR
3/14 Estrellita Ballroom – Sacramento, CA
3/16 TBD – San Diego, CA
3/17 TBD – Los Angeles, CA