***** UPDATE *****
Arcade Fire adds a third live show headlining the Hove Festival in Norway on Friday, July 2, 2010.
Arcade Fire announced second live show date at the Rock Wechter festival in Belgium! The band will play Sunday, July 4, 2010.
Hot damn! It really is the luck of the Irish, isn’t it? Looks like the good people of Ireland will be the lucky spectators at Arcade Fire’s highly anticipated first show in two years! Performing at Ireland’s Oxegen Festival, July 8-11, 2010, the band will play alongside Eminem, Muse, Jay-Z, The Prodigy, Fatboy Slim, Vampire Weekend, and many more. Arcade Fire last performed at Barack Obama’s inauguration in January ’09 but has not taken part in any proper tour dates since ’08.
The Arcade Fire were set to release their new album in May, but it’s now looking like it will be released early this summer. Their new album is being produced by Markus Dravs, who engineered their sophmore album “Neon Bible.”
Let’s hope they squeeze themselves into some some summer music festivals. Perhaps San Francisco’s Outside Lands? Hmmm … that would be very well -suited and quite the treat …