Vampire Weekend is scheduled to arrive at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston, MA on Thursday, April 1st as part of their 2010 international tour. The band is currently playing a number of shows across the U.S. and overseas to promote their second studio album “Contra.” Following their show in Boston, the worldbeat indie rockers are set to play venues in major cities that include Philadelphia, Washington DC, Nashville, Atlanta, New Orleans and Dallas.
Members Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Tomson and Chris Baio first became popular through their 2008 self-titled debut album. Featuring singles “A-Punk” and “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa,” the album went on to start at #17 on the Billboard 200 charts. Time and Rolling Stone Magazine recognized the NYC natives on their lists of “Best Albums of 2008” and “Albums of the Decade.”
Contra, after hitting stores on Tuesday, January 12th went on to claim the #1 spot in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland. 124,000 copies were sold just one week into its release. Check out the music video from Contra‘s first single “Cousins.” Purchase your Vampire Weekend tickets right here at Ace!