Arcade Fire adds string of shows in North America
Monday 16 August 2010
The Canadian rock band Arcade Fire has announced a new leg of shows in the US, Canada, and Mexico in support of chart-topping album
The Suburbs. The tour gets underway September 22 in St. Paul, Minnesota, and ends in Monterrey, Mexico on October 12.
The band's third studio album, The Suburbs, was released September 2 amid high anticipation by fans and media and debuted in first place on album charts in the US, UK, Canada, and several other countries.
Arcade Fire has been supporting The Suburbs through a summer full of festival appearances and other tour dates, including a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden that was broadcast worldwide via YouTube. The band is now heading to Europe for shows in the UK (including a sold-out show at London's O2 Arena), France, Germany, and Italy through September 2.
Tickets for the just-announced fall dates in North America are set to go on sale "soon," according to the band's website. Dates are as follows:
22 - St. Paul, MN - Roy Wilkins Arena
23 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre
25 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Credit Union Centre
26 - Calgary, Alberta - Stampede Corral
28 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Pacific Coliseum
29 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena
30 - Portland, OR - Memorial Coliseum
2 - Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre
5 - Big Sur, CA - Henry Miller Memorial Library
7, 8 - Los Angeles, CA - Shrine Auditorium
10 - Mexico City, Mexico - Palacio de los Deportes
12 - Monterrey, Mexico - Banamex Theater
Following those dates, the band heads back to Europe for shows running from November 18 through December 12. Tickets for those concerts are already on sale.
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