Vampire Weekend Extend 2013 North American Tour


Story by Charles Ken

Vampire Weekend add a batch of fall North American tour dates to their roster

Riding high on their recent No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart with their new album, “Modern Vampires of the City,” Vampire Weekend have decided it’s a great time to add more tour dates to their 2013 North American trek. The band is currently overseas in Europe on a tour, but starting on Sept. 19, they’ll be back in the U.S., kicking off a lengthy run of shows. Check out the full itinerary below.

The band’s newly-announced tour kicks off Sept. 19 at the Skyline Stage at The Mann Center in Philadelphia, Penn., and travels through Phoenix, St. Louis, San Diego and beyond before wrapping up Oct. 10 in Grand Prairie, Texas. Sky Ferreira will serve as the opening act on all of the new tour dates.

For the full list of the band’s upcoming shows, including those outside North America, head to Vampire Weekend’s official website.

Newly-Announced Vampire Weekend 2013 North American Tour Dates:

9/19 — Philadelphia, PA, Skyline Stage at The Mann Center
9/24 — St. Louis, MO, The Pageant
9/25 — Fayetteville, AR, Arkansas Music Pavillion
9/27 — Phoenix, AZ, Comerica Theatre
9/30 — San Diego, CA, SDSU Open Air Theatre
10/1 — Tucson, AZ, Rialto Theatre
10/2 — Albuquerque, NM, Kiva Auditorium
10/5 — Tulsa, OK, The Brady Theater
10/7 — Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
10/10 — Grand Prairie, TX, Verizon Theater

Previously-Announced Vampire Weekend 2013 North American Tour Dates:

08/02 — Montreal, QC, Osheaga Festival
08/04 — Chicago, Ill, Lollapalooza
08/05 — Minneapolis, Minn., Orpheum Theatre
08/07 — Calgary, AB, Southern Alberta Jubilee
08/08-09 — Squamish, BC, Squamish Valley Music Festival
08/11 — San Francisco, Calif, Outside Lands Music Festival
09/05 — Ottawa, ON, Ottawa Folk Festival



Posted by Charles Ken | Alternative, Music, Rock News

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