Rovers will play near-neighbours Burnley in the second round of the Carabao Cup.
Following the 3-1 win over Coventry City on Tuesday night, the reward for Tony Mowbray's side is a mouthwatering clash against the Clarets.
The match will be the first meeting of the two sides in this competition.
The tie will take place at Ewood Park week commencing August 21st. Ticketing arrangements will be confirmed in due course.