09 Feb 2016

Arcade Fire to headline WayHome Festival 2016

Arcade Fire have been confirmed to headline WayHome Festival, near Toronto in Canada. It’s one of only three dates in North America this summer. With this confirmation the new Panorama Festival in New York City looks a certain bet. The third one trickier. FYF Fest or Lollapalooza I reckon. These

08 Feb 2016

Here Comes The Night Time – live music video

Artists Institute in Jacmel, Haiti, has released a music video of Arcade Fire performing a raw live version of Here Comes The Night Time. If my close to non-existing French doesn’t let me down they say it was shot during the 2014 Carnival, so in all likelihood in connection with

27 Jan 2016

Emma Banks: Arcade Fire to tour in 2017

Yesterday Arcade Fire announced two festival appearances, headlining Bilbao BBK Live and NOS Alive. The only two European festivals they’ll play this year. A one-off thing. They’re now linked with a North American one-off and particularly WayHome Festival near Toronto, ON. Should they decide to do two festivals in a

26 Jan 2016

Arcade Fire announce 2016 live dates!

Yeah, you read that right. This is not a drill. Arcade Fire are back this summer! The band has out of the blue been announced as a headliner for Bilbao BBK Live in Bilbao, Spain, and NOS Alive in Lisbon, Portugal. I was just as blindsided by this as you.

19 Jan 2016

Arcade Fire’s David Bowie parade in New Orleans

On Saturday around 10,000 people turned up for Arcade Fire and Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s parade for David Bowie and effectively shut down the French quarters of New Orleans. Win said a few words before the parade. Transcribed below the video. Credit: Donald Martino David was an incredible person. I