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The Black Keys – Photo of The Week

The Black Keys – Photo of The Week

The Black Keys. Forming in Akron, Ohio in 2001, The Black Keys, are considered by the Associated Press as “rock royalty.” As well as “One of the best rock ‘n’ roll bands on the planet” by Uncut. Furthermore, the band comprised of guitarist/singer Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney. Cutting their teeth by playing small clubs, the band has gone on to sell out arena tours. While releasing nine previous studio albums so far. 

Releases & Accolades

Starting off with their debut “The Big Come Up” (2002), followed by “Thickfreakness” (2003) and “Rubber Factory” (2004), along with their releases on Nonesuch Records, “Magic Potion” (2006), “Attack & Release” (2008), “Brothers” (2010), “El Camino” (2011), “Turn Blue” (2014) and, most recently, “Let’s Rock” (2019), plus a tenth anniversary edition of “Brothers” (2020). The band has won six Grammy Awards and a BRIT while headlining festivals in North America, South America, Mexico, Australia, and Europe. 

Delta Kream Release

In May, The Black Keys release their tenth studio album, Delta Kream, via Nonesuch Records. The record celebrates the band’s roots, featuring Mississippi hill country blues standards that they have loved since they were teenagers. including songs by artists R.L Burnside and Junior Kimbrough, among others. 

Photo of The Week

While there is no photographer name attached to the photo, it captures the band performing live. The venue is called Club Alcatraz and it’s one of Milan’s most popular night clubs. High quality sound and 3000-square feet to get your groove on. Lastly the photo is from January 30, 2012.

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