Arcade Fire, and The National played UIC Pavilion (Night 2 pics & setlist)
photos by Josh Darr
On Sunday night (4/24) Arcade Fire, and The National played their second of three UIC Pavilion shows.
The National started the night off with as always, a passionate, and engaging set. Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Perry joined the band for "Afraid Of Everyone" and "Conversation 16". He, and Aaron Dessner recently worked together on Little Scream's debut LP The Golden Record. Touching on tracks from their expansive catalog, not just their latest release High Violet, The National slid in comfortably to round out the bill.
On the heels of their extraordinary headlining set at Coachella, Arcade Fire took the stage at UIC Pavilion to face a sold-out, Chicago crowd. Kicking off their set with the powerful "Month of May", the GRAMMY-toting group quickly commanded the crowd's full attention. Digging back to 2007's Funeral, the canucks then whipped out the classic "Rebellion (Lies)", complemented by Win Butler's introductory jaunt into the audience. With much recent practice to speak of, Arcade Fire have truly perfected their stadium show.
Head below to view more pictures, and the 4/24 setlist(s).
THE NATIONAL - 4/24 UIC PAVILION SETLIST
Mistaken For Strangers
Afraid Of Everyone (Richard Reed Perry guests)
Conversation 16 (Richard Reed Perry guests)
Start A War (Win Butler guests)
ARCADE FIRE - 4/24 UIC PAVILION SETLIST
Month of May
Neighborhood #2 (Laïka)
City With No Children
The Suburbs (Continued)
My Body Is a Cage
No Cars Go
Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
We Used to Wait
Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)
Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
Ready to Start
Keep the Car Running