If you’re going to see anything at Summerfest, it better be Flo’s show

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For all of you Florence and the Machine fans who didn’t get to Ticketmaster fast enough to snag tickets to her June 18 show at the Aragon Ballroom in nearby Chicago, don’t fret! The English musician will be back in the Midwest July 6 as a supporting act for the Black Keys at Summerfest.

Although she’s not the headlining act, it’s the soonest opportunity to catch her live performance without making a lengthy commute. Plus, you get to see Southern funk-rockers Cage the Elephant and the fantastic blues-rock duo the Black Keys all on one ticket.

Florence and the Machine’s debut album “Lungs” was released in July 2009 and gained tremendous popularity in England and the United States. The band was nominated for Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards, but did not secure the title. Nevertheless, the group has made its way into the international spotlight. Cage the Elephant, known best for singles “Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked” and “In One Ear” recently released their second album “Thank You, Happy Birthday,” a follow up to their self-titled debut. Check out the Marquette Tribune’s review here.

The Black Keys, most recognized for their 2008 release “Attack & Release” and 2010 album “Brothers” have also boomed in popularity. The duo snatched Grammy Awards for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for “Tighten Up,” Best Alternative Music Album for “Brothers” and Best Recording Package for “Brothers.”

The three will be together at the Marcus Amphitheater July 6, but tickets go on sale at noon March 5 (that’s tomorrow!) through Ticketmaster. Tickets are $17.50 and $30.

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