Vampire Weekend Put the Bite on San Diego

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The New York City art-rockers of Vampire Weekend announced a U.S. tour on Wednesday, featuring a stop in San Diego in October.

Featuring shows in 35 cities, the tour kicks off in May at the Hangout Music Festival in Alabama and will wind its way across the U.S. -- with a couple stops in Canada -- before making its way to America's Finest City on Oct. 3 and concluding the following week at Red Rocks in Denver.

The Father of the Bride Tour (the name is a nod to the title of the group's upcoming release) won't be the first time Vampire Weekend played the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre on the campus of SDSU -- they also put on a show there back in 2013. Before the band blew up, of course, they played the Casbah in March 2008, and even put on a SOMA show two years later, eventually performing in September 2013 at what was then known as Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Vista.

So far in 2019, Vampire Weekend have released two songs, "Harmony Hall" and "2021," and plan on dropping another pair every month till "FOTB" is officially released.

Fans can register for tickets now through Sunday with a presale option, or wait till the general public sale begins Feb. 5 at 10 a.m. at this link

Vampire Weekend's life as a buzz band was extremely hot from the moment their eponymous indie-pop debut was released in 2008. The band was born at Columbia University, where all four of its original members were students. Multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Rostam Batmanglij tweeted in 2016 that he was leaving the band. VW has largely been quiet, other than appearing at a few festivals, since the release of those two songs earlier this month.

Vampire Weekend 2019 Tour Dates

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