Ezra Koenig and co will play just four dates

Vampire Weekend have announced details of a January US tour.

Playing just four dates, the group will visit Los Angeles on January 12, before three hometown shows in New York beginning on January 17.

The band release ‘Contra’ – the follow-up to their 2007 self-titled debut album on January 11 and are set to tour the UK in February.

Vampire Weekend will play the following dates:

Los Angeles Henry Fonda Theater (January 12)
New York United Palace Theater (17)
New York Webster Hall (18)
New York Bowery Ballroom (19)