New York's indie outfit Vampire Weekend will be making a tour of the UK this October.
The band is influenced by both African popular music and Western classical music, describing their genre of music as 'Upper West Side Soweto', performing such songs as 'Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa', which references Congolese soukous music.
Their tour dates are as follows:
Mon 20 October Carling Academy, Birmingham
Tue 21 October Manchester University (Academy 1, 2, 3 & 4), Manchester
Wed 22 October Carling Academy, Sheffield
Fri 24 October Kentish Town Forum, London
Sat 25 October Kentish Town Forum, London
Tue 28 October Carling Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne
Thu 30 October Carling Academy, Liverpool
Fri 31 October Carling Academy, Bristol
Tickets will go on sale at 9am this Friday 18th July and eGigs will have links for you to buy them then.
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article by: Scott Williams
photos by: Karen Williams
| published: 15/07/2008 12:12|
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