Vampire Weekend Coming to Chicago on June 16, 2019 to Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island


Vampire Weekend Announce North American 'Father Of The Bride Tour'

Vampire Weekend Announce North American 'Father Of The Bride Tour'

Vampire Weekend North American Father Of The Bride Tour Dates Announced Including Chicago June 16 at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island


Including Madison Square Garden September 6, Hollywood Bowl October 2  and Chicago



Father of the Bride Out Spring 2019 on Columbia Records


Self-Titled Debut Album Certified Platinum


Vampire Weekend has confirmed the itinerary of its most ambitious North American tour to date, running May 17 through October 8. Produced by Live Nation, the Father of the Bride Tour will feature the band’s biggest headline shows to date, including a September 6 stand at Madison Square Garden, an October 2 stop at the Hollywood Bowl, and festival headlines including Hangout in Gulf Shores, AL and Firefly in Dover, DE.

Tickets for the Vampire Weekend 2019 Tour go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, February 8th at 12pm local time at LiveNation.com. To ensure tickets get in to the hands of fans and not scalpers or bots, the tour has partnered with Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan platform. Fans can register now through Sunday, February 3rd at 12pm EST HERE for the Verified Fan presale. Registered fans who receive a code will have access to purchase tickets before the general public on Tuesday, February 5th at 10am local time through Thursday, February 7th at 10pm local time. More on verified fan here: https://verifiedfan.ticketmaster.com/vampireweekend.

Every online ticket purchased by U.S. residents will be accompanied by a physical CD copy of the band’s forthcoming album, Father of the Bride.

Last week Vampire Weekend released the songs “Harmony Hall” and “2021" from their upcoming fourth album, Father of the Bride, to an ecstatic critical reaction including:


“Sprawls out with lush symphonies, communal vibes aplenty”—Billboard


“Wraps misgivings in three-chord elation”—The New York Times (Playlist lead)


“Buoyant, filled with the kind of sunlit energy created when throwing open the shutters.” —Pitchfork

“A swooning tune packed with kind vibes” —Rolling Stone


“A vibrant romp that seamlessly blends folksy fingerstyle guitar, ’90s rave music, a gospel choir, baroque piano, and the Grateful Dead… it’s absolutely delightful”—Stereogum

Father of the Bride will be released spring 2019 on Columbia Records.



In other news, congratulations are due to Vampire Weekend and XL Recordings on the band's eponymous debut album being certified Platinum by the RIAA for U.S. sales in excess of 1,000,000.

Vampire Weekend was released January 29th, 2008 by XL, and debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200 charts. In addition to being newly certified Platinum in the U.S., the album has previously been certified Platinum by the BPI in the UK, and Gold by Music Canada and ARIA in Australia.

The first band to grace the cover of SPIN magazine before an album was even released, Koenig, Baio, Tomson and former member Rostam Batmanglij met in 2005 at Columbia University in New York City. “Even without an album, Vampire Weekend has made one of the year’s most impressive debuts,” said The New York Times of the band’s earliest recordings.

The accolades continued through the album's release, as Vampire Weekend appeared on 2008 Top 10 lists of Time, NPR, Rolling Stone, New York Magazine, Pitchfork and countless others, as well as winning the NME award for “Best New American Indie/Alternative Band." The band also made its first of three appearances on Saturday Night Live, as well as debut performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.

Since their debut, Vampire Weekend have released two additional albums, both of which debuted at #1 and have been certified Gold in the U.S.: 2010’s GRAMMY-nominated Contra, and 2013’s Modern Vampires of the City, which won that year's GRAMMY for Best Alternative Album


For further info, visit vampireweekend.com.

Vampire Weekend North American Father of the Bride Tour 2019

  • May 17, 2019 Gulf Shores, AL Hangout Music Festival
  • June 05, 2019 Toronto, ON RBC Echo Beach
  • June 07, 2019 Indianapolis, IN Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
  • June 08, 2019 Milwaukee, WI BMO Harris Pavilion
  • June 09, 2019 Minneapolis, MN The Armory
  • June 11, 2019 Madison, WI The Sylvee
  • June 12, 2019 — St. Louis, MO Fabulous Fox Theatre
  • June 14, 2019 Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
  • June 15, 2019 Cincinnati, OH PNC Pavilion
  • June 16, 2019 Chicago, IL Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
  • June 18, 2019 Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheater
  • June 21, 2019 Raleigh, NC Red Hat Amphitheater
  • June 22, 2019 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
  • June 23, 2019 Dover, DE Firefly Festival
  • August 16, 2019 Oklahoma City,OK The Criterion
  • August 17, 2019 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall
  • August 18, 2019 Dallas, TX The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
  • August 20, 2019 Austin, TX ACL Live
  • August 21, 2019 Austin, TX ACL Live
  • August 24, 2019 Miami, FL James L. Knight Center
  • August 25, 2019 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre
  • August 27, 2019 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
  • August 30, 2019 Norfolk, VA TedConstant Convocation Center
  • September 03, 2019 Boston, MA Agganis Arena
  • September 04,2019 Philadelphia, PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts
  • September 06, 2019 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
  • September 08, 2019 Montreal, QC MTELUS
  • September 25,2019 Vancouver, BC Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park
  • September 27, 2019 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater
  • September 28, 2019 Portland, OR McMenamins Edgefield
  • October 01, 2019 San Francisco,CA Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
  • October 02, 2019 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
  • October 03, 2019 San Diego, CA CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
  • October 06, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
  • October 08, 2019 Denver, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre

About Live Nation Entertainment


Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.



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