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The Black Keys, Gary Clark Jr. announce tour date in Tampa

Yola rounds out one of the best rock packages of the summer at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre.
The Black Keys will perform at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa on Sept. 4. [Alysse Gafkjen]

The Black Keys titled their latest album ‘Let’s Rock’, and from the looks of their upcoming tour, they mean it.

The alt-rock duo is coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa on Sept. 4, and they’re bringing along a whiz-bang opener in Texas guitar-slinger Gary Clark Jr. Singer-songwriter Yola, who recently scored a surprise Grammy nomination for Best New Artist, is on the bill, too.

Any one of those acts would serve up a pretty mean show on their own — heck, Gary Clark Jr., who just won Grammys for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for This Land, headlined last year’s Gasparilla Music Festival — but putting all three together should be a slam dunk.

The Black Keys, in particular, haven’t played Tampa since 2014, with singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney taking a break to work on solo and production projects. ‘Let’s Rock’ brought them back to life, resulting in a No. 1 alt-rock single in Lo/Hi.

Tickets to the Tampa show start at $29.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Click here for details.