Arcade Fire announces tour dates; some with Spoon!

Arcade Fire announces tour dates; some with Spoon!

Arcade Fire has announced its first U.S. headline dates since 2007’s Neon Bible tour. 

Pre-Sales will go live at tomorrow at 10 AM EST for the following dates:

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

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 Records.

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.

Arcade Fire's new album, The Suburbs is available for pre-order on CD and double-LP now in the Merge store. Preorders will ship to arrive on or around the August 3, 2010 release date. Preorders will also receive download codes for 320-kbps MP3s of "The Suburbs" and "Month of May" via email once the order is complete.

LIVE 2010
* = w/ Spoon
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 *
4-Aug    New York, NY - Madison Square Garden *
6-Aug    Washington, DC – Merriweather Post Pavilion *
8-Aug    Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
9-Aug    Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
11-Aug    Atlanta, GA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre *
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