The Black Keys live rating based on critic concert reviews.
ON TOUR

The Black Keys

247
critic concert reviews
rock

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

78
%
Based on 
247
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
72
%
Based on 
9
critic concert
reviews

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Critic Consensus

Based on 247 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that The Black Keys is rated as an above average live performer. The Black Keys concert reviews describe live shows and performances as amazing, offbeat, memorable, awe-inspiring, inspiring, psychedelic, and minimalist.

ON TOUR

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Latest release

Tell Everybody! (21st Century Juke Joint Blues from Easy Eye Sound) (August 11, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
rock
ORIGIN
Akron, United States (2001 - present) (2001 – present)
BIO
The Black Keys are a two-man blues-rock group from Akron, Ohio, United States which formed in 2001, consisting of singer and guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney. The band name was inspired by a schizophrenic artist and friend in Akron, who used the term "black keys" to describe things he disliked or people he did not trust.
HAS PERFORMED with
St Vincent, Royal Headache, Jake Bugg, Cage The Elephant, Arctic Monkeys, Band Of Horses, The Velveteers

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Variety (USA)

January 20, 2024
%
The Black Keys Heat Up an Icy Sundance Crowd at Intimate Park City Dance Party

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (USA)

December 7, 2023
%
Black Keys relish their intimate last concert of the year at Milwaukee's Eagles Ballroom

1013 Music Reviews (USA)

August 25, 2023
%
The Black Keys – Minnesota State Fair Grandstand – August 24th, 2023

Star Tribune (USA)

August 24, 2023
%
Ohioan bandmates Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney returned to the fair with a "sweet" treat for fans at the T-shirt stand.

Pioneer Press (USA)

August 24, 2023
%
Black Keys Live In Concert

Louder Than War (UK)

June 27, 2023
%
First act tonight are Shannon And The Clams. They’re clearly American with the sound of mid 1960’s California before music on the West Coast became interesting.

The Scotsman (Scotland)

June 26, 2023
60
%
The Black Keys Live In Concert In Scotland at Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland

Past critic reviews published in

Manchester Evening News (UK), The Santa Barbara Independent (USA), Dallas Observer (USA), Glide Magazine (USA), Concert Addicts (Canada) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

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