Posted on by Oran

With their new album ‘Ohio Players’ achieving solid reviews from esteemed Rock critics across the globe, Alternative Rockers, The Black Keys will embark on their world tour in the coming weeks, including a stop at Dublin’s 3Arena and YOU can win guest list passes by entering our competition below…

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney aka, ‘The Black Keys’ will return to Ireland on May 3rd in Dublin’s 3Arena for one night only.

The new release serves as the album’s opening track, introducing the sonic story of the project and new era.

Co-written by Beck, who also worked on the band’s recent single “Beautiful People
(Stay High),” the track finds its place on an album unlike any of the band’s others,
featuring collaborations with various other friends and colleagues, including Noel
Gallagher, Greg KurstinJuicy JLil Noid, and others.

Their new documentary This is a Film About The Black Keys was released on March 11th, and was premiered at this years SXSW Festival, where the band also performed two Easy Eye Sound showcases at Stubb’s and Mohawk. Check out the trailer below…

We’d never worked harder to make a record,” Dan Auerbach said of Ohio Players in a press statement. “It’s never taken us this long to make an album. We took our time and did it right.”

What we wanted to accomplish with this record was make something that was fun,Patrick Carney added. “And something that most bands 20 years into their career don’t make, which is an approachable, fun record that is also cool.

The band heads to the UK and Ireland to debut their brand-new live show early next month. Tickets for all dates are on sale now via this link.

Overdrive has three pairs of guest list passes up for grabs and all you have to do to enter is the following:

  1. Like/Follow on Facebook and Instagram.
  2. Share this link on your social pages as a PUBLIC news post.
  3. Tag a friend to bring if you are one of our winners.

*Please be aware that we pick our winners at random and contact them privately in keeping with GDPR guidelines on May 1st, 2024.

‘Ohio Players’ is out now. Stream the album in full here, or purchase from your local record store.

Oran O’Beirne 2024