Arcade Fire is an indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and fronted by the husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne. In addition to instrument mainstays guitar, drums and bass guitar, members play piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, xylophone, glockenspiel, keyboard, French horn, accordion, hurdy gurdy, harp and mandolin. The Arcade Fire takes most of their instruments on tour, and the multi-instrumentalist band members switch instrumental duties throughout their shows.
The Arcade Fire has won numerous awards, including both the Meteors 2008 Best International Album award and the Juno Awards 2008 Alternative Album of the Year award for Neon Bible. It has also been nominated for the Best Alternative Music Album Grammy in 2005 for Funeral and in 2008 for Neon Bible.
Phenomenal show. Hands down, greatest concert I have ever been to. I wish they would have played a longer set, but their playlist was incredible, and their delivery superb. I can only hope that they tour again soon to experience the same exhilaration I felt that night.