Vampire Weekend Announce U.S. Tour

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Vampire Weekend
WRITTEN BY
Michael Sheffield

Indie kings Vampire Weekend will hit the road this fall on a North American tour, and the quartet have recruited a few notable friends to tag along: Beach House and Dum Dum Girls!

The 13-date trek kicks off August 28 in Vancouver, BC, and will see the three bands hit cities like Chicago, Toronto, Boston, and New York, where the hometown prepsters will headline a three-night stint at Radio City Music Hall. The tour will wrap with a show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on September 26. See the complete itinerary below.

All three bands have had a big year so far. Vampire Weekend's new album, Contra, hit No. 1 on the Billboard chart; Beach House broke out with their SPIN approved release Teen Dream; and Dum Dum Girls wowed at this year's SXSW.

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Vampire Weekend tour dates:
5/29 George, WA (Sasquatch Festival)
6/5 Philadelphia, PA (The Roots Picnic at Festival Pier)
8/28 Vancouver, British Columbia (Malkin Bowl) *^
?8/29 Redmond, WA (Marymoor Amphitheater) *^
?8/31 Troutdale, OR (Edgefield Amphitheater) *^?
9/3 Morrison, CO (Red Rocks Amphitheater) *^
?9/5 Chicago, IL (Aragon Ballroom) *^?
9/7 Toronto, Ontario (Molson Canadian Amphitheater) *^?
9/8 Montreal, Quebec (Metropolis Theater) ^?
9/11 Columbia, MD (Merriweather Post Pavilion) *^?
9/12 Boston, MA (Bank of America Pavilion) *^?
9/15 New York, NY (Radio City Music Hall) *^?
9/16 New York, NY (Radio City Music Hall) *^?
9/17 New York, NY (Radio City Music Hall) *^?
9/26 Los Angeles, CA (Hollywood Bowl) *%
* w/ Beach House?
^ w/ Dum Dum Girls
?% w/ the Very Best

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