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Vampire Weekend announce Winter UK tour (2010)

Vampire Weekend

Story by Jack Foley

VAMPIRE Weekend have announced a new UK headline tour in November and December 2010.

The six-date jaunt will mark the band’s biggest UK shows yet, including a night at London’s Alexandra Palace on December 2.

The full tour dates are (all November and December 2010):

November
25 – Blackpool Empress Ballroom Arena
26 – Wolverhampton Civic Hall
28 – Edinburgh Corn Exchange
29 – Sheffield O2 Academy

December
1 – Brighton Centre
2 – London Alexandra Palace

Tickets go on general sale on Friday, July 23, at 9am. Fans should check www.vampireweekend.com/tickets for more details

Meanwhile, Vampire Weekend will release a new single, White Sky, on August 16, taken from the band’s hugely acclaimed second album, Contra.