Vampire Weekend set for Glastonbury Festival says Emily Eavis

Band seemingly set for Friday (June 25) slot

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Vampire Weekend look set to play the Friday night (June 25) at Glastonbury this summer, festival organiser Emily Eavis has revealed.

Writing on her Twitter page, Twitter.com/emilyeavis, Eavis wrote "YES, FRIDAY 25th?" when asked about the band. She later wrote, "…They have already been booked I promise!"

Glastonbury takes place on June 25-27 this year, with U2 confirmed to headline the Friday night on the Pyramid Stage.

Vampire Weekend played a gig above the ice rink at London's Somerset House yesterday (January 14), as well as a show at Kingston's Hippodrome venue.

See the new issue of NME, out now, for a round-up of insider UK festival rumours.

Read Vampire Weekend's track-by-track guide to their new album 'Contra'

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