May 12, 2014

Black Keys Headed Exclusively to BB&T; Center on Monday, Dec. 15

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that the Black Keys will bring their Turn Blue Tour exclusively to BB&T Center on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. St. Vincent will also perform as part of the South Florida stop.

Pre-sale tickets are available beginning Tuesday, May 13 at 10 a.m to all fans pre-ordering the new Turn Blue album at theblackkeys.com as well as Citi® Cardmembers through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting on Friday, May 16 at 10 a.m., at all Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by phone (800-745-3000). Tickets will also be available at BB&T Center box office on Monday, May 19 at 9 a.m.

“We are ecstatic to welcome the Black Keys exclusively to BB&T Center,” said SSE Vice President of Event Programming, Kevin Grove. “Fans from South Florida will be thrilled to see a great rock concert that will mix in their new songs from Turn Blue with all of their countless hits from their previous albums.”

Released on May 14 on Nonesuch Records and currently streaming exclusively on iTunes, Turn Blue is the eighth full-length album from the duo and follows 2011’s critically and commercially acclaimed El Camino, which is now certified RIAA Platinum. Internationally, El Camino is Gold in Belgium, Spain, Italy and Holland; Platinum in Ireland, France and the U.K.; and double Platinum in Australia, Canada and New Zealand. The record also resulted in three awards at the 55th annual GRAMMY Awards—Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, and Best Rock Album. The band now has a total of six GRAMMY Awards including three in 2010 for their breakout, RIAA Platinum album, Brothers.

Home to the Florida Panthers Hockey Club and internationally recognized concerts and events, the Broward County-owned BB&T Center is one of the top ranked venues of its kind in the world. Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Follow the BB&T Center on Twitter and Facebook