Arcade Fire are set to end the year in Ireland and the UK with an arena tour in December. The band have confirmed they are due to play a show at London’s O2 Arena on December 1st, followed by dates in Dublin, Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester and Glasgow. Special guests for The O2, Dublin are Vampire Weekend and Devendra Banhart (on stage 7.00pm).
Arcade Fire’s third studio album The Suburbs has debuted at #1 in Ireland, the UK, the US and Norway and in the top five in Germany, Denmark and Holland. The Canadian band recently played New York’s Madison Square Garden, and produced a live stream on YouTube, directed by filmmaker Terry Gilliam the concert received over 1.8 million views worldwide.
Playing an intimate gig at London’s Hackney Empire last month, Arcade Fire garnered rave reviews ahead of their headline slot at Reading and Leeds later this month.
Tickets for the The O2, Dublin will go on sale at 9.00am on Friday 20th August.
Arcade Fire are Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury, Sarah Neufeld and Jeremy Gara
1st London O2 Arena www.livenation.co.uk
5th Dublin, The O2 www.ticketmaster.ie
8th Birmingham LG Arena www.livenation.co.uk
9th Cardiff Arena www.gigsandtours.com
11th Manchester Central www.gigsandtours.com
12th Glasgow SECC www.pclpresents.com
With Special Guests: Vampire Weekend and Devendra Banhart (on stage 7pm)
The O2, Dublin
Sunday 5th December 2010
Tickets from €55.80 including booking fee
Limited to 4 per person
On Sale Friday 20th August at 9.00am