Fertita is also a member of Queens of the Stone Age and currently plays in White’s solo touring band.
Fertita previously worked with White in The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs.
Jack White is a student of rock and roll, but he will get to play teacher when he heads to Yale University on Oct. 28.
Isaiah “Ikey” Owens, the longtime keyboardist for the Mars Volta and more recently for Jack White, died Tuesday (Oct. 14) of a heart attack.
In a release, White’s tour was announced to have been canceled for the remainder of its dates in Mexico.
The normally tough interview was only slightly squirmy in his two-and-a-half minute chat with Ellen for her daytime talk show, in which he discussed his recent ankle injury, complete with gnarly photo evidence.
It’ll be his first headlining gig there since the White Stripes played MSG in 2007.