Yep. The Reflektors is Arcade Fire.
Yesterday, we here at Crossfade noticed a curious update on local world-music promoter Rhythm Foundation's website for a special edition of the monthly Big Night in Little Haiti at the Little Haiti Cultural Center starring a band that we'd never heard of.
Oddly, though, the Xerox cutout flyer looked a lot like Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, and the rest of the gang. Plus, there was a Arcade Fire vid embedded alongside the show listing. And Win and Régine's new album is titled Reflektor. And, and, and ...
Now the band's added a second Miami show at downtown's Mekka Nightclub.
So far, Arcade Fire hasn't announced any official tour dates as the band prepares to release its fourth album, Reflektor, on October 29.
But details about two Miami concerts (in addition to two Brooklyn gigs, an appearance at Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit, and an L. A. show) have leaked after obscure clues began popping up across the Internet and Reflektor pre-orderers were tipped off.
Arcade Fire's The Reflektors Tour Dates
October 18 Meserole, Brooklyn
October 19 Meserole, Brooklyn
October 23 Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit
October 23 Mekka Nightclub, Miami
October 24 Little Haiti Culture Center, Miami
October 29 MTV Iggy and Intel's Music Experiment 2.0, Los Angeles
Now, remember ....
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