Vampire Weekend expand North American tour schedule

Ezra Koenig and co have extended their run of gigs into October

Vampire Weekend have expanded their upcoming tour of North America.

Playing in support of their second album, ‘Contra’, which was released earlier this year, the New York group have lengthened their forthcoming run of gigs into October.

Beginning in Vancouver, British Columbia on August 28, the jaunt will now conclude in Miami Beach, Florida on October 13.

Support on the tour will come from Beach House and Dum Dum Girls, with The Very Best replacing the latter from the Berkeley, California show on September 25 onwards.

Prior to this, the band are set to appear at a series of European festivals including Glastonbury, T In The Park and Oxegen.

Vampire Weekend will play the following dates:

Vancouver, BC Malkin Bowl (August 28)
Redmond, WA Marymoor Amphitheater (29)
Troutdale, OR Edgefield Amphitheater (31)
Eugene, OR McDonald Theater (September 1)
Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue (2)
Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheater (3)
Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom (5)
Bloomington, IN IU Auditorium (6)
Toronto, ON, Molson Canadian Amphitheater (7)
Montreal, QU, Metropolis Theater (8)
Rochester, NY Main Street Armory (10)
Columbia, MD, Merriweather Post Pavilion (11)
Boston, MA, Bank of America Pavilion (12)
Holyoke, MA Mountain Park (13)
New York, NY Radio City Music Hall (15 -17)
Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre (25)
Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl (26)
San Diego, CA SOMA (28)
Las Vegas, NV The Pearl At The Palms (29)
St Louis, MO Chaifetz Arena (October 3)
Tulsa, OK The Brady Theatre (4)
Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom (6)
Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theatre (7)
Austin, TX Austin City Limits (08)
Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live (11)
Miami Beach, FL The Fillmore (13)