Pre-Sales Live Now at For August Dates in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Nashville, Atlanta, DC

Special Guests SPOON Support in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, DC

Public On Sales Begin Friday, June 4

June 7 and 8 Sherbrooke Shows On Sale Now

The Suburbs In Stores August 3

ARCADE FIRE has announced its first U.S. headline dates since 2007’s Neon Bible tour. Pre-Sales are now live at for the dates, which are as follows:

August 1 – Boston – Bank of America Pavilion
August 2 – Philadelphia – Mann Center for the Performing Arts
August 4 – New York – Madison Square Garden
August 6 – Columbia MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
August 9 – Nashville – Ryman Auditorium
August 11 – Atlanta – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park

SPOON is confirmed as special guest on the New York, Philadelphia, DC and Atlanta dates, which bookend the ARCADE FIRE’s  previously announced August 8 Lollapalooza appearance and the release of the band’s third full-length studio album, The Suburbs, out August 3rd on Merge.

ARCADE FIRE also announced yesterday that the band will play two very special intimate shows at Sherbrooke QUE’s Theater Granada on June 7 and 8. For a complete listing of upcoming ARCADE FIRE gigs, see below. Further dates will be announced as they are confirmed.

Written, arranged, performed and produced by the ARCADE FIRE and co-produced by Markus Dravs, The Suburbs was recorded around Montreal and New York over the past two years. A double A side, limited edition 12″ was released to record stores May 27th 2010, featuring the title track and “Month of May,” both of which are available for immediate download with album pre-orders placed at

Formed in Montreal, the ARCADE FIRE is Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury, Sarah Neufeld and Jeremy Gara.

ARCADE FIRE will donate $1 from every ticket sold to Partners In Health, an organization helping impoverished communities around the world combat disease and poverty. Please visit for more information.

LIVE 2010

7-June  Sherbrooke QUE – Theater Granada
8-June  Sherbrooke QUE – 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 – Osheaga
1-Aug    Boston – Bank of America Pavillion
2-Aug    Philadelphia – Mann Centre for the Performing arts
4-Aug    New York – Madison Square Garden
6-Aug    Washington DC – Merriweather Post Pavilion
8-Aug    Chicago – Lollapalooza
9-Aug    Nashville – Ryman Auditorium
11-Aug    Atlanta – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
14-Aug    Toronto – 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