Friday, February 18, 2011

Arcade Fire Announces Memphis Show

Posted By on Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 7:56 PM

Fresh off an unlikely Grammy win and duel performance that thrilled many and perplexed many more, Montreal's Arcade Fire appear set to make their Memphis debut at the Orpheum Theatre Thursday, April 28th.

The concert is not yet listed on the Orpheum site or on Ticketmaster, but the date was included on a concert itinerary sent out by the band's publicist this evening.

The band, whose last album for vaunted North Carolina indie Merge Records, The Suburbs, debuted atop the Billboard album chart, may be second only to Kanye West as the most critically acclaimed pop act of the past few years.

Here they are, performing the Suburbs standout "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)" on Saturday Night Live:


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