Band to play for competition winners

Vampire Weekend have announced that they will play an intimate free gig in London on February 3.

The band will take to the stage at the Relentless Garage venue for fans who have won tickets from HMV.com.

The gig will come after they release their second album, ‘Contra’, on January 11.

Vampire Weekend recently announced that ‘Cousins’ will be the first single from the album. It is available now as a download and on seven-inch vinyl from December 14.