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Vampire Weekend Perform at Iowa Caucus Rally for Bernie Sanders

Last week, Vampire Weekend and Bon Iver announced that they'd each be performing a concert at this year's Iowa caucus in support of Bernie Sanders,…
Rob Arcand / February 2, 2020

Vampire Weekend Cut Loose in Carefree Austin City Limits Performance

Vampire Weekend have spent an impressive amount of this past year on the road. Following the release of their fourth studio album Father of the…
Rob Arcand / November 10, 2019

Watch Vampire Weekend Perform “Sympathy” on Colbert

Vampire Weekend dropped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert for a rendition of "Sympathy," off their recent album Father of the Bride. It's the band's first…
Will Gottsegen / September 12, 2019

Hear Ezra Koenig and Foster the People’s Mark Foster Discuss Jeffrey Epstein Conspiracy Theories on Beats 1 Radio

Ezra Koenig regularly hosts a Beats 1 radio show called "Time Crisis" and for today's episode, the Vampire Weekend songwriter was joined by Foster the…
Rob Arcand / August 18, 2019

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Talks Preppiness, Cultural Appropriation, and Rock’s Fading Influence in New Interview

Vampire Weekend are set to play Glastonbury this weekend, and in the buildup to their set Sunday night, VW frontman Ezra Koenig sat down with…
Rob Arcand / June 28, 2019

Video: Vampire Weekend – “This Life”

Vampire Weekend have shared the music video for "This Life," a highlight from their recent album Father of the Bride. The Emmett Malloy-directed video follows Ezra Koenig,…
Will Gottsegen / May 20, 2019

Watch Vampire Weekend Perform “Sunflower” on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Vampire Weekend gave their second late-night performance of the week on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. The band played their Father of the Bride single…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 10, 2019

Watch Vampire Weekend Play an Acoustic Set at NYC’s Washington Square Park

Vampire Weekend’s Father Of The Bride is out today — read our fresh cover story on the band’s first new album in six years. To…
James Rettig, Stereogum / May 4, 2019

Vampire Weekend’s “This Life” Is Their Best New Song Yet

For every heady, conceptually knotty Vampire Weekend song, there's an equal and opposite one that doesn't take itself so seriously. For every "Giving Up The Gun" there's…
Will Gottsegen / April 4, 2019

Video: Vampire Weekend – “Sunflower”

Vampire Weekend have shared the music video for their recent single "Sunflower," featuring a prominent cameo from Jerry Seinfeld. The video also stars Steve Lacy and was…
Will Gottsegen / March 13, 2019

Vampire Weekend Dive Deeper on “Big Blue”

Vampire Weekend have always liked difficult questions. Throughout their discography, amidst the clever love songs and indictments of uptown Manhattan’s social milieu, there’s been a…
Will Gottsegen / March 6, 2019

Vampire Weekend – “Sunflower” & “Big Blue”

Vampire Weekend have released two new songs from their upcoming album Father of the Bride. "Sunflower" and "Big Blue" are the second pair of singles from the…
Will Gottsegen / March 6, 2019

Vampire Weekend Announce Madison Square Garden Show at Knicks Game

Vampire Weekend announced an upcoming Madison Square Garden performance at a New York Knicks game, which was taking place (of course) at the same venue. Lead singer Ezra…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 28, 2019

Vampire Weekend Reveal Album Title, Release “Harmony Hall” and “2021”

After teasing a new project codenamed F.O.T.B. last week, Vampire Weekend have revealed the title for their fourth studio album. F.O.T.B. stands for Father of…
Will Gottsegen / January 24, 2019

Vampire Weekend Cover Bob Dylan’s “Jokerman,” Ezra Koenig Interviews Jokerman Font Creator

Ezra Koenig was the guest at GQ LIVE at Neuehouse Hollywood yesterday, where he surprised the audience with a Vampire Weekend performance. They covered Bob…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / December 9, 2018
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