thesuburbs

On August 1st, Montreal’s Arcade Fire will kick off their first proper U.S. headlining tour in three years, in support of their third studio release, The Suburbs, out August 3rd on Merge Records. Ticket pre-sales have begun via the band’s official website. $1 from each ticket will be donated to Partners In Health, “an organization helping impoverished communities around the world combat disease and poverty.” Additional dates are expected to be announced shortly.

Spoon has been tapped for support at the Philadelphia, New York, DC and Atlanta shows.

The band also announced two intimate shows at Sherbrooke ONT’s Theater Granada on June 7th and 8th.

ARCADE FIRE – LIVE 2010
7-June Sherbrooke ONT – Theater Granada
8-June Sherbrooke ONT – 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 – Osheaga
1-Aug Boston – Bank of America Pavillion
2-Aug Philadelphia – Mann Centre for the Performing arts
4-Aug New York – Madison Square Garden
6-Aug Washington DC – Merriweather Post Pavilion
8-Aug Chicago – Lollapalooza
9-Aug Nashville – Ryman Auditorium
11-Aug Atlanta – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
14-Aug Toronto – 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