Vampire Weekend, the indie rock band from New York City, has planned their first show since 2014. According to Pitchfork, the End of the Road Festival in the UK, which spans from August 31st to September 3rd, will include Vampire Weekend, as well as St. Vincent, Feist, Yo La Tengo, Jeff Tweedy, and more. The band has performed as separate musicians, but their performances this year will mark their first time together as a band in four years.
Before End of the Road, The band will also play at Fuji Rock Festival in Japan, co-headlined by Kendrick Lamar, and N.E.R.D. The band had previously played for Bernie Sanders rallies, and have stated that their new record was “80% done.” According to frontman Ezra Koenig, after working with Kanye West and a ton of other collaborators, it felt good to come back to the band. “At the end of the day, the people I’ve ended up enjoying working with are the people I already knew,” he told Pitchfork. Check out their tour dates below.
Vampire Weekend Summer 2018 Tour Dates
7/27-29 – Naeba, Japan – Fuji Rock Festival
8/31-9/3 – Lamer Tree Gardens, UK – End of the Road Festival
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