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Vampire Weekend Plot North American ‘Father of the Bride’ Tour

Trek promotes band’s upcoming fourth LP, due out in spring

Vampire Weekend at Lollapalooza music festival photographed by Koury Angelo in Chicago, IL, USA on 04 August, 2018 for Rolling Stone.

Vampire Weekend will promote their upcoming fourth LP, 'Father of the Bride,' with a massive North American tour.

Koury Angelo for RollingStone.com

Vampire Weekend will promote their upcoming fourth LP, Father of the Bride, with a massive North American tour. The 35-date trek kicks off May 17th with a slot at Alabama’s Hangout Music Festival and launches in full on June 5th in Toronto, Ontario; after a month-plus break in July, the second leg begins August 16th in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and concludes October 8th in Denver, Colorado.

Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, February 8th at noon local time via Live Nation. Registration for a Ticketmaster Verified Fan pre-sale is open through Sunday, February 3rd at noon ET; the sale will run from Tuesday, February 5th at 10 a.m. local time through Thursday, February 7th at 10 p.m. local time. Each online ticket purchased by U.S. residents will include a physical CD copy of Father of the Bride, which is tentatively due out in the spring.

Vampire Weekend have yet to detail the full track list for the long-awaited album, which follows 2013’s Modern Vampires of the City. The band recently previewed the 18-track record with two new songs, “Harmony Hall” and “2021,” and they plan to issue two additional sets of songs before the LP’s release date.

Father of the Bride, the group’s first since the departure of longtime multi-instrumentalist/producer Rostam Batmanglij, is their first to feature guest vocalists. “We’ve had three albums of the same voice over and over again,” singer Ezra Koenig told Rolling Stone. “I like the idea of opening up our world a little bit.”

Vampire Weekend 2019 Tour Dates

May 17th – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Music Festival
June 5th – Toronto, ON @ RBC Echo Beach
June 7th – Indianapolis, IN @ Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
June 8th – Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Pavilion
June 9th – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory
June 11th – Madison, WI @ The Sylvee
June 12th –  St. Louis, MO @ Fabulous Fox Theatre
June 14th – Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
June 15th – Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion
June 16th – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
June 18th – Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater
June 21st – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater
June 22nd – Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
June 23rd – Dover, DE @ Firefly Festival
August 16th – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Criterion
August 17th – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
August 18th – Dallas, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
August 20th – Austin, TX @ ACL Live
August 21st – Austin, TX @ ACL Live
August 24th – Miami, FL @ James L. Knight Center
August 25th – St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Amphitheatre
August 27th – Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre
August 30th – Norfolk, VA @ Ted Constant Convocation Center
September 3rd – Boston, MA @ Agganis Arena
September 4th – Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center for the Performing Arts
September 6th – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
September 8th – Montreal, QC @ MTELUS
September 25th – Vancouver, BC @ Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park
September 27th – Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
September 28th – Portland, OR @ McMenamins Edgefield
October 1st – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
October 2nd – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
October 3rd – San Diego, CA @ CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
October 6th – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
October 8th – Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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