The Quest For The Black Keys: Contest & Official Rules
Shauna | Dec 6, 2011 | 9:45AM |

9:30 Club/IMP are bringing The Black Keys to Verizon Center on Friday, March 9th, and thanks to our partnership you have the opportunity to win a pair of tickets in The Quest for the Black Keys.

Straight from the horses mouth:

The Quest for The Black Keys is on! 8 black keys have been hidden around the DMV area and one will unlock a pair of tickets to see The Black Keys at Verizon Center on March 9th! Check 9:30 Club’s FacebookTwitter and listen to DC101 at noon and 5pm everyday starting Monday, December 5th [today!] to find out where the next key is hiding! Please visit 9:30 Club’s Facebook for official rules & details on how to participate.

It just so happens that BYT got to choose today’s 12pm hiding spot! So tune in and comment below if you think you know where we might have hidden our black key!

I.M.P. Official Rules for The Quest for The Black Keys


-Each keyfinder will receive 2 tickets to Beady Eye at 9:30 Club on 12/8. Tickets are non-transferrable and keyfinders must email [email protected] with their name and password before 6PM on 12/8.

-One grand prize winner will also receive 2 tickets to The Black Keys at Verizon Center on March 9, 2012.

-All key seekers will be given a 9:30 Club bumper sticker by participating partner (supplies are limited).

*All prizes are non-transferable

How to enter:

-At 12PM & 5PM on 12/5/11, 12/6/11, 12/7/11, 12/8/11 – 9:30 Club Facebook & Twitter, DC101, and participating partners will announce a hint or key location to find a black key

-The first person to arrive at each key location will receive the key and any further key seekers will receive a 9:30 Club bumper sticker (supplies are limited).

-Once the key is received, the winner will need to email [email protected] with their name and password before 6PM on 12/8.

-Each winner must come to 9:30 Club at 6:30PM on 12/8/11 to test their key in the lock. All entrants will receive directions to meet in the 9:30 Club Backbar once they email [email protected] with their name and password. Keys will be tested and the winning keyfinder will receive 1 pair of non-transferable tickets to The Black Keys at Verizon Center on March 9, 2012.

*Any questions should be directed to [email protected]

Tickets for The Black Keys w/ Arctic Monkeys at The Verizon Center on March 9th will go on sale Friday, December 9th at 10AM through Ticketmaster. Visit for more information.