Arcade Fire announce European tour

The Canadian band play big shows in March

Arcade Fire have announced details of a European tour for March.

As revaled earlier today on NME.COM, the Canadian band’s second album ‘Neon Bible’ is released on the day the dates kick off, in Dublin on March 5.

The tour includes eight UK and Irish shows in Dublin (March 5,6), Manchester (8,9), Glasgow (11,12) and London (14,15).

The full list of dates is:

Dublin Olympia (March 5,6)

Manchester Apollo (8,9)

Glasgow Barrowlands (11,12)

London Brixton Academy (14,15)

Paris Olympia (19,20)

Stockholm Circus (23)

Oslo Centrum Scene (24)

Copenhagen Vega (25)

Berlin Postbanhof (27)

Munich Elserhalle (28)

Lyon Transbordeur (31)

Cologne E-Live Music Hall (April 1)

Utrecht Vredenburg (2)

Brussels Halles de Schaerbeek (4)

Lille L’Aeronef (5)

Tickets go onsale for the UK shows on Friday (January 12) at 9am.

To check ticket availability after then go to NME.COM/Gigs.

Before then, the band play five shows in London, which sold out in just two minutes when they were announced last year.

The dates are:

Smith Square St John’s (January 29-31)

Porchester Hall (February 1-2)

To read our earlier story about all the new album details, go to