In other big news this Tuesday Wednesday is the announcement that  The Raconteurs led by journeyman Jack White, will be playing their first show in 2 years. on September 17 The Raconteurs headline the MI Fest at Brooklyn, Mich.’s Michigan International Speedway. For the diehards, this was how I felt seeing The Pharcyde back in 2008 at Rock The Bells. Billboard has the story below.

The Raconteurs will play their first live show in two years, and their only planned concert of the year, as headliners of the inaugural MI Fest, which takes place Sept. 17 at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich.  The performance will break a hiatus for the band, which features Jack White, Brendan Benson and the Greenhornes rhythm section of bassist Jack Lawrence (who also plays with White in the Dead Weather) and drummer Patrick Keeler. Formed in Detroit and now based in Nashville, the Raconteurs released two albums — “Broken Boy Soldiers” in 2006 and “Consolers of the Lonely” in 2008 — each of which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200.