As West Side Rag reports, the band’s Ezra Koenig was spotted in ‘gourmet food emporium’ Zabar’s in Manhattan’s Upper West Side last night (6th February) alongside Jonah Hill and Steve Lacy of The Internet.
As Stereogum report, crew member on the shoot told observers that the new video is set to represent “a day on the Upper West Side.”
Last year, Vampire Weekend debuted a new song called ‘Flower Moon’ live, which is touted to feature Steve Lacy. It’s all adding up here…
Last month, the band shared ‘Harmony Hall’ and ‘2021’, the first two previews of ‘Father Of The Bride’. Read the DIY review of the former track here.
They also recently announced a massive North American tour in support of the record.
View the tour dates and see footage from last night’s video shoot below.
Read ‘10 albums we can’t wait for in 2019’, featuring Vampire Weekend, here.
17 Gulf Shores, Hangout Music Festival
05 Toronto, RBC Echo Beach
07 Indianapolis, Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
08 Milwaukee, BMO Harris Pavilion
09 Minneapolis, The Armory
11 Madison, The Sylvee
12 St. Louis, Fabulous Fox Theatre
14 Cleveland, Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
15 Cincinnati, PNC Pavilion
16 Chicago, Huntington Bank Pavilion
18 Nashville, Ascend Amphitheater
21 Raleigh, Red Hat Amphitheater
22 Charlotte, Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
23 Dover, Firefly Festival
12-14 Mad Cool Festival
16 Oklahoma City, The Criterion
17 Houston, White Oak Music Hall
18 Dallas, Toyota Music Factory
20 Austin, ACL Live
21 Austin, ACL Live
24 Miami, James L. Knight Center
25 St. Augustine, St Augustine Amphitheatre
27 Atlanta, Fox Theatre
30 Norfolk, Ted Constant Convocation Center
03 Boston, Agganis Arena
04 Philadelphia, Mann Center For The Performing Arts
06 New York, Madison Square Garden
08 Montreal, MTELUS
25 Vancouver, Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park
27 Seattle, WaMu Theater
28 Portland, McMenamins Edgefield
01 San Francisco, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
02 Los Angeles, Hollywood Bowl
03 San Diego, CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
06 Salt Lake City, The Complex
08 Denver, Red Rocks Amphitheatre
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With his current success rate, this is the smallest gig he’ll play for a long time.
Ezra and pals manage to make it feel like the same intimate sing-a-long, albeit this time with 10,000 of your mates.
With ‘Father of the Bride’, Vampire Weekend have returned from a six-year break refreshed, and more creatively dextrous than ever. As Ezra Koenig explains, it was a much-needed expansion.
Interview with a Vampire: Ezra Koenig talks the rebirth of Vampire Weekend on the cover of the June issue of DIY
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