Vampire Weekend have announced a UK tour for May.
Following an eventful end to their biggest British date so far, which saw the band and their audience evacuated onto the streets due to fire alarm , the band return for a full tour.
The Brooklyn band play:
Bristol Bierkeller (May 1)
Birmingham Academy 2 (2)
Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (3)
Glasgow Oran Mor (4)
Newcastle Northumbria University (6)
Leeds Cockpit (7)
Manchester Academy 2 (8)
Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (12)
London Electric Ballrooom (13)
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