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Arcade Fire’s Greatest Performances

From climbing speaker towers to rocking for Barack, the Canadian group’s best live shots

ARCADE FIRE: 2005: AUGUST: Festival Rock on the Seine at Saint-Cloud

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Win Butler of Arcade Fire at Festival Rock on the Seine in August 26, 2005.

ARCADE FIRE: 2005: MAY: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

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Arcade Fire at Coachella in Indio, California on April 28, 2007.

ARCADE FIRE: 2007: APRIL: Coachella Music Festival

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Arcade Fire perform at Coachella in Indio, California on April 28, 2007.

ARCADE FIRE: 2007: APRIL: Coachella Music Festival

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Arcade Fire at Coachella in Indio, California on April 28, 2007.

ARCADE FIRE: 2007: APRIL: Coachella Music Festival day 2

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Arcade Fire backstage at Coachella in Indio, California on April 28, 2007.

ARCADE FIRE: 2007: AUGUST: The Carling Weekend: Reading Festival in Reeding, England

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Arcade Fire perform at the Reading Festival in England on August 25, 2007.

ARCADE FIRE: 2007: JANUARY: Performance at St. John's Church in Westminster

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Arcade Fire perform during the first night of their residency at St. John's Church on January 29, 2007.

ARCADE FIRE: 2007: MARCH: Performance at the Manchester Apollo

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Win Butler of Arcade Fire performs at the Manchester Apollo in Manchester, United Kingdom on March 8, 2007.

ARCADE FIRE: 2007: MAY: Performance at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

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Win Butler and wife Rágine Chassagne of Arcade Fire perform live at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on May 29, 2007.

ARCADE FIRE: 2008: FEBRUARY: 2008 Big Day Out

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Win Butler and Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire at Big Day Out in Australia on February 3, 2008.

ARCADE FIRE: 2008: JANUARY: Big Day Out at Parklands

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Win Butler of Arcade Fire performs at Big Day Out in Australia on January 20, 2008 .

ARCADE FIRE: 2008: JANUARY: Mt. Smart Stadium in Auckland

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Richard Parry of Arcade Fire performs in Auckland, New Zealand on January 18, 2008.

ARCADE FIRE: 2008: JANUARY: Performance at Enmore Theatre in Sydney, Australia

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Arcade Fire perform in Sydney, Australia on January 22, 2008.

ARCADE FIRE: 2008: JANUARY: Performance at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney

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Win Butler of Arcade Fire performs in Sydney, Australia on January 22, 2008.

ARCADE FIRE: 2008: MARCH: Barack Obama rally at Beachland Ballroom

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Win Butler of Arcade Fire performs at a Barack Obama rally in Cleveland, Ohio on March 3, 2008.

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Win Butler, Richard Parry and Sarah Neufeld of Arcade Fire perform a secret show at Hackney Empire on July 7, 2010 in London, England.

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