(UPDATE) Devo, who are fresh off their "Hardcore Devo" tour have been added as an opening act for both shows at the United Center, while early 70's NYC rock icons Television will open August 24th at Barclay's Center. Additions of Spoon & The Unicorns for select dates precede the Devo & Television announcements. Get tickets for all upcoming shows right here:
The Unicorns, Spoon & Constantines Confirmed To Join Arcade Fire’s North American Tour
Fans with Arcade Fire tickets for the band’s second 2014 North American trek later this year are in for a treat after the Montreal outfit confirmed that they will be accompanied by a whole host of special guests for various shows.
The two-time Billboard chart-toppers will kick off another run of US and Canadian dates at Mountain View’s Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 30 – tickets for which are available on TicketIQ at a get-in price of $45 and an average price of $236 – and have managed to assemble an impressive and eclectic array of performers to act as support.
The recently reunited The Unicorns will be the first to share the stage, joining the tour for the two-night stint at Inglewood’s The Forum on August 1 ($52/$198) and 2 ($74/$192) as well as the three-night residency at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Aug 22 ($30/$156), 23 ($26/$201) and 24 ($41/$162).
Those with Arcade Fire tickets for the tour’s penultimate date at Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on Aug 29 ($79/$267) can enjoy a set from another newly-reformed Canadian indie-rock outfit, Constantines. While composer Owen Pallett, who teamed up with Arcade Fire’s William Butler on the Oscar-nominated score for Her, will play the Aug 4 gig at the Santa Barbara Bowl ($94/$188).
If that’s not enough, then avant-garde New England duo tUnE-yArDs will bring their unique blend of worldbeat, folk-pop and electronica to Edmonton’s Rexall Place on Aug 11 ($15/$170), Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome on Aug 12 ($46/$347) and Winnipeg’s MTS Centre on Aug 14. Austin art-rockers Spoon have been pencilled in for the shows at Chula Vista’s Sleep Train Amphitheatre on Aug 5 ($59/$164) and the tour closer at Montreal’s Parc-Jean Drapeau on Aug 30 ($50/$123). While experimental electronic producer Dan Deacon will warm up the crowds at over half of the 18 dates.
Alongside this stellar line-up of opening acts, those with Arcade Fire tickets should also look forward to hearing the majority of the band’s recent Billboard number one album, Reflektor, as well as the highlights from its Grammy-winning predecessor, The Suburbs, and their earlier releases Funeral and Neon Bible. While recent shows have featured cover versions of Ramones’ “I Don’t Wanna Go Down To The Basement,” The Louvin Brothers’ “Broad Minded” and The Rolling Stones’ “The Last Time.”
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Arcade Fire Take To The Road For Reflektor World Tour
Fans with Arcade Fire tickets for the band’s biggest ever tour won’t have to wait too long to see the Canadians in action following its official kick-off at the New Zealand leg of the Big Day Out festival in Auckland last week.
The Montreal six-piece will play a further five dates Down Under before bringing the Reflektor world tour to North America on March 6 at Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center, tickets for which are available on TicketIQ at a get-in price of $36 and an average price of $142.
Alongside headline shows at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard on March 18th ($36/$132), Spring’s The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on April 9th ($52/$203) and Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on May 1st ($51/$49), the group will also take in various festivals before heading over to Europe for the summer.
Arcade Fire tickets are on offer on TicketIQ for their sets at Lollapalooza at Santiago, Chile on March 29th ($335/$704), Coachella on April 13th (3-day passes $546/$1116) and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on May 4th ($81/$239) as well as their remaining Big Day Out appearances at Melbourne on January 24th ($337/$435), Sydney on January 26th ($343/$432), Adelaide on January 31st ($379/$496) and Perth on February 2nd ($380/$430).
The band will then travel back across the Atlantic for a final series of shows that begins at Mountain View’s Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 30th ($43/$297) and winds up at their hometown’s Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 30th ($106/$110).
With an overall average tour price of $204, there are still thousands of Arcade Fire tickets waiting to be snapped up on TicketIQ with the March 12th gig at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center currently the lowest get-in price at $35 (average price $118) and the August 8th show at Quincy’s Gorge Amphitheatre the cheapest average price at $91 (get-in price $58).
The Reflektor tour’s set-list has so far included an even spread of material from their four studio albums with everything from their debut single, “Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels),” to the Grammy-nominated “Ready To Start” to their first and only US Hot 100 hit, “Reflektor,” getting an airing. While fans with Arcade Fire tickets concerned about the ‘please wear formal attire or costume’ request can breathe easy after the band recently clarified that this dress code is ‘super not mandatory.’
2014 Arcade Fire Tour Dates (NEW DATES ADDED)
2/21 - Jacmel, HT - Place Toussaint Louverture (New Date)
3/6 - Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center
3/8 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
3/10 - Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
3/12 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center
3/13 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
3/14 - Ottawa, Ontario - Canadian Tire Centre
3/16 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
3/17 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
3/18 - Bridgeport, CT - Webster Bank Arena
3/28 – Mexico City, MX - Vive Latino (New Date)
3/29 – Santiago, CL - Lollapalooza Chile (New Date)
4/1 – Bueno Aires, AR - Lollapalooza Argentina (New Date)
4/4 – Rio de Janeiro, BR - Citibank Hall (New Date)
4/6 – Sao Paulo, BR - Lollapalooza Brazil (New Date)
4/9 - Houston, TX - CWM Pavilion
4/10 - Austin, TX - 360 Amphitheatre
4/13 – Indio, CA - Coachella Music and Arts Festival
4/20 – Indio, CA - Coachella Music and Arts Festival
4/23 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
4/26 - Kansas City, MO - Starlight Theatre
4/27 - St. Louis, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
4/29 - Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center
5/1 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
5/2 - Atlanta, GA - Aaron's Amphitheatre
5/4 – New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz Fest (New Date)
5/29-31 – Barcelona, ES - Primavera Sound (New Date)
5/31 – Lisbon, PT - Rock in Rio (New Date)
6/03 – Paris, FR - Zenith (New Date)
6/06 – London, UK - Earls Court (New Date)
6/07 – London, UK - Earls Court (New Date)
6/09 – Landgraaf Megaland, NL - Pinkpop Festival (New Date)
6/10 – Antwerp, BE - Sportpaleis (New Date)
6/12 – Oslo, NO - Norwegian Wood (New Date)
6/15 – Aarhus, DK NorthSide Festival (New Date)
6/17 – Dresden, DE - Junge Garde (New Date)
6/18 – Berlin, DE - Kindl-Bühne Wuhlheide (New Date)
6/20 – Neuhausen, DE - Southside Festival (New Date)
6/21 – Scheessel, DE - Hurricane Festival (New Date)
6/23 – Rome, IT - Rock in Roma (New Date)
6/25-29 – Pilton, UK - Glastonbury Festival (New Date)
6/24 – Verona, IT - Villafranca (New Date)
6/29 – Dublin, IE - Marlay Park (New Date)
7/30 - Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre
8/8 - Seattle, WA - The Gorge
8/9 – Squamish, BC - Squamish Valley Festival
8/11 - Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place
8/12 - Calgary, Alberta - Scotiabank Saddledome
8/14 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre
8/17 - Washington, D.C. - Verizon Center
8/19 - Boston, MA - Comcast Center
8/20 - Bangor, ME - Darling's Waterfront Pavilion
8/22-24 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
8/26 - Chicago, IL - United Center
8/29 - Toronto, Ontario - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
8/30 - Montreal, Quebec - Parc Jean Drapeau