Hey, look who’s again! For actual this time! Three months in the past, Arcade Fire performed their first show since the pandemic started, and it was not the grand, cathartic return that one may’ve hoped for from this band.
As a substitute, Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, with the barest-possible crew of backing musicians and with out the remainder of the common band members, performed a non-public Las Vegas present for a crypto firm referred to as Gala Video games.
Movies from the set appeared fairly miserable, and Butler even joked about how the gig felt like “a fucked-up dream.” So it’s nice to report that Arcade Fire are about to make their actual reside return and that it’ll occur tonight in New Orleans, Butler and Chassagne’s tailored house.
This night, Arcade Fire will play New Orleans’ Toulouse Theatre, and the present shall be a profit for the Plus 1 Ukraine Aid Fund; tickets can be found below a “pay what you may” scale. These tickets will solely be out there to individuals who present up on the Toulouse Theatre this morning, starting at 10AM. In the event you’re in New Orleans, you higher get your ass over there proper now.
This shall be Arcade Fire’s first correct present full-band in over two years. The final time the total band performed collectively, it was additionally in New Orleans. That was a present on the Mahalia Jackson Theater in November of 2020. Since then, Arcade Fire have supposedly recorded “two or three” albums throughout lockdown. Perhaps we’ll get to listen to one in all them quickly.
Arcade Fire are positively doing the long-rollout teaser factor in the mean time. Earlier this month, the band sent postcards, that includes musical notation, to followers. Proper now, the band has new billboards up.
The band additionally has a new website, which incorporates a snippet of recent music.
It’s been almost 5 years since Everything Now, and possibly we gained’t have to attend for much longer for the follow-up.