Lead singer Win Butler expressed appreciation for the crowd. The band performed at Bonnaroo the following night.
Accordion-playing multi-instrumentalist Regine Chassagne co-founded the band with husband Butler.
Last year this time, you might have had a hard time finding anyone who'd heard of Arcade Fire. Their third album, The Suburbs, which was released last year, changed all that in February by winning the Grammy for Album of the Year. On Wednesday June 8, in spite of soaring heat and miserable humidity, a sold-out crowd packed the nTelos Wireless Pavilion to hear the band perform.