Arcade Fire Announces Their Summer Tour, Tickets on Sale Today

Some mornings you wake up to great news that can carry you for the rest of the day until your landlord shows up and demands this month’s rent. Today just happened to be such a day.

As of 10 a.m. EST, pre-sales of the forthcoming Arcade Fire tour have gone live through their website. For those who have been able to listen to the new singles (available for a spin here and on their website), it sounds like another exceptional album. The Suburbs‘ title track permeates with dystopian melancholy, while ‘Month of May’ channels a powerful punk core and is infused with their recognizable sense of urgency. They kick-off their tour next week in Quebec before hitting the summer festival circuit in North America and Europe, with a few scattered shows with Spoon in between.

Arcade Fire – The Suburbs cover art

Tour dates:

7-June Sherbrooke QC – Theater Granada

8-June Sherbrooke QC – Theater Granada

30-June Rättvik, Sweden – Dalhalla

2-July Tromøy, Norway – Hove Festival

4-July Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter

9-July County Kildare, Ireland – Oxegen Festival

12-July Quebec, Canada – Quebec City Summer Festival

13-July Ottawa, Canada – Ottawa Bluesfest

31-July Montreal, QC – Osheaga

1-Aug Boston, MA – Bank of America Pavillion

2-Aug Philadelphia, PA – Mann Centre for the Performing Arts (w/ Spoon)

4-Aug New York, NY – Madison Square Garden (w/ Spoon)

6-Aug Washington, DC – Merriweather Post Pavilion (w/ Spoon)

8-Aug Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza

9-Aug Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium

11-Aug Atlanta, GA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (w/ Spoon)

14-Aug Toronto, ON – Olympic Island

27-Aug Leeds, UK – Leeds Festival

27-Aug Reading, UK – Reading Festival

29-Aug Saint Cloud, France – Rock En Seine

2-Sept Bologna, Italy – I-Day Festival

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