Vampire Weekend ‘Contra’ Tour

By on January 6, 2010 in

New York’s Indie rock band Vampire Weekend just recently announced 2010 international tour dates. Before heading overseas they are set to perform at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC on Tuesday, January 19th. Following their March 30th performance at the Sound Academy in Toronto, the group will be making their way to Boston’s Orpheum Theatre April 1st.

Vampire Weekend consists of band members Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Tomson, and Chris Baio. They started to earn recognition with their 2008 self-titled debut album. Most popular singles from the album include  “Mansard Roof” and “A-Punk.” Rolling Stone Magazine later named the project at #56 on their list of Best Albums of the Decade. The band will be touring to further promote their latest studio album “Contra.” The record is set for release on January 12th.

Complete List of 2010 Tour Dates:

Jan. 12: Los Angeles (Henry Fonda Theater)
Jan. 17: New  York (United Palace Theater)
Jan. 18: New York (Webster Hall)
Jan. 19: New York (Bowery Ballroom)
Feb. 5: Bexhill, UK (De La Warr)
Feb. 7: Cambridge, UK (Corn Exchange)
Feb. 8: Manchester, UK (Manchester Apollo)
Feb. 9: Leeds, UK (Leeds O2 Academy)
Feb. 10: Birmingham, UK (Birmingham O2 Academy)
Feb. 12: Newcastle, UK (Newcastle O2 Academy)
Feb. 13: Glasgow, UK (Barrowlands)
Feb. 14: Edinburgh, UK (Edinburgh Picture House)
Feb. 16: London (Brixton O2 Academy)
Feb. 17: London (Brixton O2 Academy)
Feb. 19: Berlin, Germany (Astra)
Feb. 20: Koln, Germany (Gloria)
Feb. 21: Hamburg, Germany  (Uebel or Gefaehrlich)
Feb. 22: Brussels, Belgium (AB)
Feb. 24: Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Paradiso)
Feb. 25: Paris (Olympia)
Feb. 26: Toulouse, France (Le Bikini)
Feb. 27: Barcelona, Spain (To Be Announced)
Feb. 28: Madrid, Spain (Teatro Circo Price)
March 14: Edmonton, Canada (Edmonton Event Center)
March 15: Calgary, Canada  (MacEwan Hall)
March 16: Missoula, Mont. (Wilma Theater)
March 18: Salt Lake City, Utah (In The Venue)
March 19: Denver (Ogden Theatre)
March 20: Aspen, Colo. (Spring Jam Core Party)
March 22: Minneapolis, Minn. (First Avenue)
March 23: Milwaukee, Wis. (Riverside Theater)
March 25: Chicago (Riviera Theater)
March 27: Knoxville, Tenn. (Tennessee Theatre)
March 29: Columbus, Ohio (The LC Pavilion)
March 30: Toronto, Canada (The Sound Academy)
April 1: Boston (Orpheum Theatre)
April 2: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)
April 3: Washington DC (DAR Constitution Hall)
April 5: Nashville, Tenn. (Ryman Auditorium)
April 6: Asheville, N.C. (Orange Peel)
April 8: Atlanta (The Tabernacle)
April 9: New Orleans (House Of Blues)
April 10: Austin, Texas (Stubbs BBQ)
April 11: Dallas (House Of Blues)
April 13: Tempe, Ariz. (Marquee Theater)
April 14: Pomona, Calif. (Fox Theater)
April 19: Oakland, Calif. (Fox Theater)


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