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Arcade Fire celebrate new album ‘WE’ with ‘Saturday Night Live’ performance—watch

Arcade Fire will also embark on a world tour later this year.

May 9, 2022
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Arcade Fire performed “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)” and “The Lightning I, II” on Saturday Night LiveBoth songs come from the band’s recently released sixth album, WE.

This performance marks Arcade Fire‘s fifth appearance on Saturday Night Live.

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After finishing the second song of the evening, Win Butler addressed the crowd with a message seemingly in support of abortion rights. “A woman’s right to choose forever and ever and ever, amen,” he says. Watch the performance below.

Arcade Fire will be touring North America later this year with Feist and Beck. Get your tickets here and check below for a list of tour dates.

Arcade Fire 2022 tour dates

08/30 – Dublin, IE @ 3Arena *
09/02 – Birmingham, UK @ Utilita Arena Birmingham *
09/03 – Manchester, UK @ AO Arena *
09/05 – Glasgow, UK @ OVO Hydro *
09/08 – London, UK @ The O2 *
09/11 – Lille, FR @ Zenith *
09/12 – Antwerp, BE @ Sportpaleis *
09/14 – Cologne, DE @ Lanxess Arena *
09/15 – Paris, FR @ Accor Arena *
09/17 – Milan, IT @ Mediolanum Forum *
09/18 – Munich, DE @ Olympiahalle *
09/21 – Madrid, ES @ WiZink Center *
09/22 – Lisbon, PT @ Campo Pequeno *
09/23 – Lisbon, PT @ Campo Pequeno *
09/25 – Bordeaux, FR @ Arkea Arena *
09/26 – Nantes, FR @ Zenith de Nantes *
09/28 – Amsterdam, NL @ Ziggo Dome *
09/29 – Berlin, DE @ Mercedes-Benz Arena *
10/01 – Warsaw, PL @ COS Torwar*

10/28 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem ^
11/01 – Camden, NJ @ Waterfront Music Pavilion ^
11/04 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center ^
11/08 – Boston, MA @ MGM Fenway Music Hall ^
11/10 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena ^
11/12 – Chicago, IL @ United Center ^
11/13 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory ^
11/16 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Kia Forum ^
11/19 – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium ^
11/22 – Seattle, WA @ Climate Pledge Arena ^
11/25 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena ^
11/27 – Edmonton, AB @ Rogers Place ^
12/01 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena ^

* with special guest Feist
^ with special guest Beck (acoustic)

Written by Kwase Lane