Vampire Weekend play ‘Sunflower’ and ‘2021’ on 6 Music

The band play three London shows this week, starting tonight (21st March).

Vampire Weekend’s long-awaited fourth album ‘Father Of The Bride’ is coming out this May, and ahead of a trio of London shows this week, Ezra Koenig and co dropped by BBC Radio 6 Music to play a few tracks from it in session.

The band played recent Steve Lacy collab ‘Sunflower’ and earlier album cut ‘2021’, alongside an interview.

Listen to the session here, with the interview beginning at 02:04:30 mark, with the performances following at 2:23:20.

Vampire Weekend play three London shows this week, beginning tonight (21st March) at new Hackney venue EartH.

They’ve also announced additional headline shows for later in the year.

View their full list of tour dates below.

21 London, EartH
22 London, Islington Assembly Hall (evening show)
23 London, Islington Assembly Hall (morning show)

MAY 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
28-30 Glastonbury 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

07 Edinburgh, Usher Hall
08 Manchester, O2 Victoria Warehouse
11 Birmingham, O2 Academy
13 London, Alexandra Palace
16 Paris, Zenith
18 Brussels, Ancienne Belgique
19 Amsterdam, AFAS Live

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