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Arcade Fire

A combination of indie rock muscle and theatrical, unapologetic bombast turned Arcade Fire into indie royalty in the early 2000s. Originally comprised of Regine Chassagne, Richard Parry, Tim Kingsbury, and brothers William and Win Butler, the group formed during the summer of 2003, after Win spotted Chassagne singing jazz standards at a Montreal art exhibit. The grandson of famed swing-era bandleader Alvino Rey, Win was quickly charmed by Chassagne's performance, leading the two to launch a songwriting… Show more

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Arcade Fire Wed, Jul 30 7:30p Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View, CA Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Fri, Aug 1 7:30p The Forum Inglewood, CA Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Sat, Aug 2 7:30p The Forum Inglewood, CA Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Mon, Aug 4 6:30p Santa Barbara Bowl Santa Barbara, CA Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Tue, Aug 5 7:30p Sleep Train Amphitheatre Chula Vista, CA Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Fri, Aug 8 7:30p Gorge Amphitheatre Quincy, WA Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Mon, Aug 11 7:30p Rexall Place Edmonton, AB Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Tue, Aug 12 7:30p Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, AB Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Thu, Aug 14 7:30p MTS Centre Winnipeg, MB Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire: Reflektor Tour Sun, Aug 17 7:30p Verizon Center Washington, DC Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Tue, Aug 19 7:30p Xfinity Center Mansfield, MA Add to Calendar Ico_tix
CANCELLED: Arcade Fire Fri, Aug 22 7:45p Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY Add to Calendar Ico_tix
CANCELLED: Arcade Fire Sat, Aug 23 7:45p Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY Add to Calendar Ico_tix
CANCELLED: Arcade Fire Sun, Aug 24 7:30p Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Tue, Aug 26 7:00p United Center Chicago, IL Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Wed, Aug 27 7:30p United Center Chicago, IL Add to Calendar Ico_tix
Arcade Fire Fri, Aug 29 7:30p Molson Canadian Amphitheatre Toronto, ON Add to Calendar Ico_tix
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(no rating) May 4, 2011 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Peter Mongillo

Arcade Fire love Austin. During their concert Tuesday at the Backyard, lead singer Win Butler and Regine Chassagne reminded the audience of that, like, a million times.

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Aug. 2, 2010 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Patrick Caldwell

When rock critics throw around the word “overlong” to describe a record, it’s generally because it overstays its welcome - it grows monotonous, repetitive, predictable or unfocused. Perhaps it wanders down back alleys, gets lost, or chases its own tail. But “The Suburbs,” the mammoth new album from Canada-by-way-of-Texas-and-Haiti indie rock collective Arcade Fire, is overlong for entirely different reasons - put simply, it’s exhausting.

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(no rating) Sept. 18, 2011 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Chad Swiatecki

It’s been a simultaneously proud-but-frustrating 12 or so months for Arcade Fire, one where lots of triumphs have come handcuffed with backlash or some sort of drama to steal luster from what should be - to this point at least - a career year for any band.

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