Fresh off their much buzzed about sold out, two-night stand at MSG in New York, Montreal-based act the Arcade Fire have announced the details for their West Coast heavy fall tour. The indie-rock band, whose fourth studio album The Suburbs debuted at number one on the Billboard charts two weeks ago, will kick things off on Sept. 22 in St. Paul, MN at the Roy Wilkins Arena before heading across the border to Canada and back down the Pacific Coast for shows in Seattle, Portland, Berkley, Big Sur and a two-night run at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA on October 7 and 8.
If you’re not into a night of sprawling, bombastic indie-rock than maybe you’ll be interested in hitting one of these recently announced tours…
- Cali-country rockers Dawes continue their assault on the road
- Mumford & Sons cross the pond for a cross country fall run
- Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens hits the theater circuit
- Gov’t Mule confirms their Halloween and New Years plans
- The Walkmen head out in support of their new album Lisbon
- Blind Pilot line up a short 10-date West coast trek
Finally, with so many of different bands to choose from – Bright Eyes, Desaparecidos, Mystic Valley Band, Monsters Of Folk – prolific singer-songwriter Conor Oberst has decided to go a completely different route for his late September, California micro-tour. Oberst has recruited fellow Team Love label mates The Felice Brothers to serve not only as his opening act, but also as his backing band for his shows in Pioneeertown, Santa Barbara and Big Sur – which precedes both acts appearance at the 10th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.