What does a once-scrappy indie-rock band do after scoring its second No. 1 album? Announce an upcoming tour of some of North America's biggest venues.
That's what Arcade Fire did Thursday, less than a week after the Montreal group's "Reflektor" debuted atop the Billboard 200 chart with sales of 140,000 copies.
Set to launch March 6 in Louisville, Ky., the trek will extend through Aug. 30, when Arcade Fire is to play a hometown show at Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau.
No Southland dates are currently listed on the itinerary -- which includes stops at the Gorge in Seattle and Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre (where the band recently performed as part of Neil Young's annual Bridge School benefit) -- though additional shows are to be announced.
Last month Arcade Fire played L.A. on several occasions during the run-up to "Reflektor's" release, including a gig outside the
And Pop & Hiss wouldn't be surprised if we see the band turn up around town near the