Arcade Fire Announce UK & Irish Tour Dates For 2018

20 July 2017, 15:00 | Updated: 14 August 2017, 18:08

Arcade Fire 2017

Find out where the Everything Now outfit will play next spring.

Arcade Fire have confirmed live dates in the UK and Ireland next year.

The Canadian sextet will be bringing their Everything Now album to our shores next April, with "in the round" gigs that will include two live dates at London's SSE Wembley Arena and a show at the Manchester Arena. 

Arcade Fire 2018 Tour Dates:

6April - 3Arena, Dublin
8April - Manchester Arena
11 April - SSE Wembley Arena, London
12 April - SSE Wembley Arena, London
13 April - SSE Wembley Arena, London
15 April - Genting Arena, Birmingham
16 April - SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Tickets will go on sale on Friday 28 July from 9am. 

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The news will be music to the ears of fans who managed to miss their gigs on this side of the pond this year.

After headlining Isle Of Wight Festival, the band played two intimate shows at London's York Hall, where they gave a stunning set to an VIP-filled crowd.

Watch them perform Rebellion (Lies) here:

The audience - which boasted celebrity guests in Woody Harrelson, Jude Law and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy - were asked to turn on their phone torches for an infectious rendition of Reflektor.

Watch our clip of the moment here:

Their encore also saw them lead the crowd in a chorus of "aahs" for Wake Up.

Watch it below:

The We Used To Wait outfit also played Manchester's Castlefield Bowl as part of Sounds Of The City 2017.

Watch the crowd singalong to Wake Up in a video shot by Jon Mo. 

A welcome surprise came in the form of a short cover of Joy Division's Love Will Tear Us apart, which came after their last track Neon Bible.

Watch it here:

The band thanked Manchester fans for not being "scared" to attend their show, referring to the recent Manchester terror attack, which saw 22 killed at an Ariana Grande concert in the city.

As NME reports, after performing their second song of the set, Rebellion (Lies), Butler told the crowd: “Thanks for not being scared. Thanks for being such a fucking inspiration to the rest of the world!”.