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Vampire Weekend ‘Contra’ out next week and more tour dates announced

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Vampire Weekend‘s highly anticipated sophomore album, Contra, will be released next week(01/12) via XL Recordings. You can listen to Contra in it’s entirety on VW‘s Myspace. Aside from offering a full preview of their new record, VW just announced a whole bunch of tour dates in support of Contra including a Philly date. They will play at the Electric Factory on Friday, April 2nd. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, January 8th. They can be found HERE. All of Vampire Weekend’s tour dates and a video for ‘Cousins’ below.

Vampire Weekend – 2010 Tour Dates
01/12 Henry Fonda Theater – Los Angeles CA w/ Very Be Careful
01/17 United Palace Theater – New York NY w/ Titus Andronicus
01/18 Webster Hall – New York NY w/ Holly Miranda
01/19 Bowery Ballroom – New York NY w/ Nat Baldwin
02/05 De La Warr – Bexhill, UK
02/07 Corn Exchange – Cambridge, UK
02/08 Manchester Apollo – Manchester, UK
02/09 Leeds O2 Academy – Leeds, UK
02/10 Birmingham O2 Academy – Birmingham, UK
02/12 Newcastle O2 Academy – Newcastle, UK
02/13 Barrowlands – Glasgow, Scotland
02/14 Edinburgh Picture House – Edinburgh, Scotland
02/16 Brixton O2 Academy – London, UK
02/17 Brixton O2 Academy – London, UK
02/19 Astra – Berlin, Germany
02/20 Gloria – Köln, Germany
02/21 Uebel or Gefaehrlich – Hamburg, Germany
02/22 AB – Brussels, Belgium
02/24 Paradiso – Amsterdam, Netherlands
02/25 Olympia – Paris, France
02/26 Le Bikini – Toulouse, France
02/27 Penelope – Barcelona, Spain
02/28 Teatro Circo Price – Madrid, Spain
03/14 Edmonton Event Centre – Edmonton, AB
03/15 MacEwan Hall – Calgary, AB
03/16 Wilma Theatre – Missoula, MT
03/18 In the Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
03/19 Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
03/20 Spring Jam Core Party – Aspen, CO
03/22 First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
03/23 Riverside Theatre – Milwaukee, WI
03/25 Riviera Theatre – Chicago, IL
03/27 Tennessee Theatre – Knoxville, TN
03/29 The LC Pavilion – Columbus, OH
03/30 The Sound Academy – Toronto, ON
04/01 Orpheum Theatre – Boston, MA
04/02 Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
04/03 DAR Constitution Hall – Washington, DC
04/05 Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN
04/06 Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
04/08 The Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA
04/09 House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
04/10 Stubb’s BBQ – Austin, TX
04/11 House of Blues – Dallas, TX
04/13 Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ
04/14 Fox Theater – Pomona, CA
04/19 Fox Theater – Oakland, CA

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Written by Colin Kerrigan

January 5, 2010 at 9:42 am

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