Vampire Weekend to play Shockwaves NME Awards Show

Debut album out today too (Jan 28)

New York preppie-popsters Vampire Weekend have announced a mini UK tour – including a Shockwaves NME Awards show.

Having only played four sold-out dates in the country the four-piece will head out again in February.

The Shockwaves NME Awards show takes place at London‘s ULU on February 21.


The band’s highly anticipated debut album, the self-titled ‘Vampire Weekend’, is out today (January 28).

The dates are as follows:

London ULU (Shockwaves NME Awards Show) (February 21)

Wolverhampton Civic (22)

Oxford Academy (23)

Brighton Audio (24)


To check the availability of Vampire Weekend tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

The Shockwaves NME Awards 2008 are coming soon – and it’s time to have your say. Vote now by heading to NME.COM/awardsvote and you could win VIP tickets to the ceremony, which takes place in London on February 28.