Band set to make live return in February

Vampire Weekend have announced details of a UK tour for February 2010.

The band, set to release second album ‘Contra’ on January 11, will play eight shows on the gig run, which kicks off at the Cambridge Corn Exchange on February 7.

Vampire Weekend made their live UK comeback at the London King’s College Students’ Union on October 15, after releasing the opening track of ‘Contra’, ‘Horchata’, available as a free download.

Vampire Weekend will play:

Cambridge Corn Exchange (February 7)
Manchester Apollo (8)
Leeds O2 Academy (9)
Birmingham O2 Academy (10)
Newcastle O2 Academy (12)
Glasgow Barrowlands (13)
Edinburgh Picture House (14)
London O2 Academy Brixton (16)

Tickets for the February gigs go on sale on Friday (November 6) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of Vampire Weekend tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.