Update 2: The Arcade Fire show is sold out. Some rumors say it sold out in 2/10 of a second; others say it took a whole 60 seconds.Update: Arcade Fire tickets go on sale Wednesday August 18 at noon. More info on Arcade Fire ticket sales here.
If you're an indie music fan, Big Sur will be the place to be the week of October 1! In the past 24 hours, two great acts have announced shows in Big Sur on October 1 and October 5.
On October 1, former Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst will appear at Fernwood Resort supported by moody Brooklyn rock-roots band The Felice Brothers. Special pre-sale tickets are available right now with a room or campsite at Fernwood by calling 831-667-2422; tickets will go on general sale on Monday August 16 at noon at folkyeah.com.
On October 5, Montreal legends Arcade Fire will play the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur. This show will be incredibly intimate compared to the rest of the tour; the Henry Miller Library has a maximum capacity of 400, as compared to other venues listed like Berkeley's The Greek (capacity 8,000) and Seattle's Key Arena (capacity 17,000+). Ticket sale dates for their Henry Miller Library show have not been announced; keep an eye on the official Arcade Fire site for more info. Animal Collective's 2009 show at the Henry Miller Library sold out in 180 seconds, so stay glued to your computer the day tix go on sale!