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Arcade Fire have confirmed their first North American performance of 2016. As announced today, they’ll headline Canada’s own WayHome Music & Arts Festival alongside LCD Soundsystem and The Killers.
The three-day festival takes place July 22nd – 24th in Oro-Medonte, Ontario. Other notable acts include M83, HAIM, CHVRCHES, The Last Shadow Puppets, Future, Major Lazer, Beirut, Wolf Parade, Mac DeMarco, Foals, FKA twigs, Phosphorescent, Savages, Vince Staples, Gary Clark Jr., Dan Auerbach’s The Arcs, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Stars, BadBadNotGood, FIDLAR, Bombino, Patrick Watson, MØ, and Matt & Kim, among others.
Tickets to WayHome go on sale Tuesday, February 16th at Noon EST. Visit the festival’s website for more info.
Along with WayHome, Arcade Fire are slated to perform at a pair of European festivals in the summer of 2016, specifically: Portugal’s NOS Alive and Spain’s Bilbao BBK Live. The dates come as the band is recording their as-yet-untitled fifth studio album in New Orleans.