The Kooks added to Belsonic | Gig Announcement
Ormeau Park, Belfast • 13 June’17
Back with their new album ‘The Best Of..So Far’ which is due for release on 19 May, British pop/rock band The Kooks are pleased to announce a performance at Belsonic 2017 alongside Arcade Fire at Ormeau Park, Belfast on 13 June.
About Arcade Fire
‘The greatest live band in the world’ – Daily Telegraph
“Arcade Fire are the most important band of the last decade, and the music lives up to their universe-affirming mandate” – Rolling Stone
Arcade Fire’s fourth album Reflektor was released in October 2013 on Sonovox and welcomed as “a dark disco classic” (The Times) and “an art rock epic” (The Telegraph). Led by title track ‘Reflektor’, the album hit #1 in the Official Album Charts across the UK, Canada, Ireland, Belgium, Portugal and the USA and topped the iTunes charts in 40 countries. The Arcade Fire’s seminal debut Funeral (2004) was released to wide critical acclaim and featured in numerous Album of the Decade Polls including NME, Pitchfork, Guardian, Mojo and Rolling Stone. Their 2007 follow-up Neon Bible, debuted at #2 in the UK and also the Billboard Hot 100. Both records were nominated for Best Alternative Album at the Grammy Awards following their release. In 2011 the band won Album of The Year at the Grammy Awards for their third studio album The Suburbs (2010), before going on to win Best International Group and Best International Album at the 2011 BRIT Awards.
Formed in Montreal, Arcade Fire are Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.
Tickets priced £45+ booking fee, on sale now from Ticketmaster outlets and www.ticketmaster.ie
Tickets for Arcade Fire on sale now