Vampire Weekend to play free London ice rink gig

Band to play at Somerset House on Thursday (Jan 14)

Vampire Weekend have announced that they are set to play a free gig at the London Somerset House venue on Thursday (January 14).

The band, who released their second album ‘Contra’ yesterday (11), will play in front of the ice rink currently situated at the outdoor venue from 5:30pm (GMT).

Entry is free – fans just need to turn up and watch. The first 50 fans to attend will receive a free ice skating session.

The following night Vampire Weekend will DJ at an album launch party for ‘Contra’ in Dalston, also in the UK capital.