Live Review: The Black Keys @ Merriweather Post Pavilion — 7/25/22

The Black Keys perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 25, 2022. (Photo by Will Colbert)

The life of a touring musician can’t be easy. During a career that spans nearly 20 years, it’s probably safe to say that The Black Keys have logged a considerable amount of travel miles. They’ve laid their heads in unfamiliar beds and digested food unfit for rock gods — nonetheless, they’re back on the road. The duo, consisting of guitarist/vocalist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney, made a recent stop at Merriweather Post Pavilion for their Dropout Boogie Tour.

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Preview: The Black Keys @ Merriweather Post Pavilion, 7/25/22

The Black KeysThe Black Keys (Photo by Jim Herrington)

The Black Keys have launched their Dropout Boogie Tour, a 32-date North American run produced by Live Nation coming to Merriweather Post Pavilion on Monday, July 25.

This is the band’s first string of shows since touring in support of their 2019 studio album Let’s Rock (Nonesuch), and they will be supported by Band of Horses and Ceramic Animal.

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Live Review: The Regrettes @ Lincoln Theatre — 5/3/22

Lydia Night fronts The Regrettes at the Lincoln Theatre in DC on May 3, 2022. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

The stage at DC’s Lincoln Theatre suited The Regrettes frontwoman Lydia Night just fine. She bounded across it and made herself at home, jumping up and down in her Converse All Star Chuck Taylors in a blur of guitar-driven motion.

Lydia’s bandmates were equally happy and cozy on stage — if not quite as frenetic — marking an early date on their US tour in support of Further Joy, The Regrettes’ third full-length studio album, released via Warner about a month ago.

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