Dublin: 17 °C Saturday 10 June, 2023

# Arcade Fire

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# Sexual Misconduct
Feist leaves Arcade Fire tour after Dublin gigs in wake of allegations against frontman
Feist opened for Arcade Fire at the concert at the 3 Arena in Dublin on Tuesday and Wednesday.
# Dublin
Feist to donate merchandise proceeds from Dublin Arcade Fire gig to Women's Aid
The singer-songwriter opened for Arcade Fire at the concert at the 3 Arena in Dublin last night.
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# Pure Magic
Arcade Fire covered Linger at last night's Dublin gig, and everyone was emotional
‘A moment I’ll hold dear’.
# telly bingo twice a week
Arcade Fire watched Telly Bingo on RTÉ... and were inspired to give it a creepy remix
Who knew Telly Bingo was missing some malevolent synths?
# Scenes
Arcade Fire turned up to Whelan's in Dublin last night and banged out a tune on stage
The best after party.
# Fired Up
Arcade Fire's Will Butler has written a song about the Greek debt crisis
“Who the hell isn’t rooting for Greece?” Will Butler wants to know.
# lies lies lies
Arcade Fire's first album turned 10 over the weekend and people couldn't deal with it
We feel old.
# No Cars Go
Concert-goers walk hours home after Marlay Park gig (or get lift from pizza delivery man)
Some had to walk along the M50 in order to try and get home.
# nothing compares 2 miley
The Pope ripped up a photo of Miley Cyrus at the Arcade Fire gig last night*
*A bobble-head of the Pope. Did we mention Sinead O’Connor was playing all the while?
# Glasto
Heading to Arcade Fire tomorrow? Their Glastonbury set had Ireland divided
So, were they any good or not?
# world of celebs
Tommy Bowe is firmly off the market... It's the Dredge
Get out your fascinators. That, and the rest of the day’s celebrity FILTH.
# Live Music
Arcade Fire will be playing Marlay Park next year
They’ll be joined by the Pixies. Excited yet?
# jazz hands
Watch Arcade Fire's one-take live music video, directed by Spike Jonze
We love it, even if we’re not entirely sure what’s going on.
# rollercoaster release
How a Kilkenny record shop became the first in the world to (accidentally) sell the Arcade Fire album
The band’s management aren’t too happy about the leak.
# Magic Moments
How many of these Irish musical moments do you remember?
From Queen at Slane to the MTV EMAs in Dublin.
# Who Are Ya
Six things to know about the new president of the World Bank
He was a quarterback in school, has a medical degree from Harvard – and what’s his link to Arcade Fire?
# Charity
Damien Rice pays almost $500k for Bono's guitar
The singer-songwriter bid on the customised guitar at a fundraising auction for Haiti in Beverly Hills at the weekend.
# Electric Picnic
Electric Picnic organisers rubbish 'final year' rumours took a sneak peak behind the scenes at the Electric Picnic site today to see how preparations for how this weekend’s festival are going.
# Electric Picnic
Electric Picnic lineup leaked
Arcade Fire, Pulp and Interpol among acts leaked through EP’s own website.
# Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire team up with Google for new interactive video
The video for ‘We Used To Wait’ is made by the user and features shots of their home town.