This past Wednesday, May 25th, Win Butler and Régine Chassagne did a DJ set in Jardin des Tuileries, Paris. During the set Win did a bit acapella. I can’t place one of them so it’s possibly something he’s just improvising, or could it even be a new Arcade Fire song?
Régine Chassagne on behalf of her band was at the Juno Awards gala dinner last night in Calgary. She was there to accept the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award that Arcade Fire for their Haiti efforts had been deservedly awarded for. She spoke lengthy and passionately about Partners In Health, Kanpe,
Arcade Fire have been rumoured to headline the brand new festival in New York City, Panorama, for quite some time now and today the confirmation came through as the organisers Goldenvoice announced their full lineup. And what a lineup! Look at that thing of beauty below. The most appealing North
Arcade Fire’s Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, and Richard Reed Parry joined forces with David Byrne (Talking Heads) and Preservation Hall Jazz Band last night at Kanpe Kanaval, hosted at Société des Arts Technologiques in Montreal, QC. The event is put on to raise money for the Haiti charity organisation Kanpe
Update: Arcade Fire posted the video on their Facebook with the message “Thank you to the Preservation Hall and the city of New Orleans. We hope David could hear the noise and feel the deep love.” Lovely video from Arcade Fire and Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s parade for David Bowie