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Watch Vampire Weekend debut new songs “Obvious Bicycle” and “Everlasting Arms”

on April 29, 2013, 7:18am

vampireweekend sxsw2013 larson Watch Vampire Weekend debut new songs Obvious Bicycle and Everlasting Arms

Vampire Weekend made good on their promise to debut new material during their hometown concert in New York City last night. (The concert was webcast live online, directed by Steve Buscemi). Watch as the band performs “Obvious Bicycles” and “Everlasting Arms” from their new album Modern Vampires of the City, due out May 14th via XL Recordings.

Also, check out the final two promo video for the webcast. The first one takes place at the New York City Easter Day Parade, and the second captures Buscemi’s annual Easter brunch, featuring cameos from Debbie Harry and Kevin Corrigan.

Check out the rest of Vampire Weekend’s upcoming tour schedule. Update: The band has just announced a show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for September 20th. They’re also confirmed to appear at the KROQ Weenie Roast in Irvine, California on May 18th.

Vampire Weekend 2013 Tour Dates:
04/28 – New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom
05/02 – London, UK @ The Troxy
05/10 – Paris, FR @ Casino de Paris
05/15 – Boston, MA @ Agganis Arena ^
05/16 – Toronto, ON @ Sony Centre for Performing Arts ^
05/17 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore ^
05/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ KROQ Weenie Roast
05/20 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater #^
05/21 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre ^
05/23 – Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium ^
05/24 – George, WA @ Sasquatch! Music Festival
05/29 – Paris, FR @ Casino de Paris
06/23 – Dover, DE @ Firefly Festival
06/26 – Pilton, UK @ Glastonbury Music Festival
06/27 – Bournemouth, UK @ O2 Academy
06/28 – Portsmouth, UK @ Guildhall
07/04-07 – Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter
07/06 – London, UK @ Olympic Park
07/07 – Amsterdam, NL @ De Werald Draait Buiten
07/09 – Cholet, FR @ Poupet Festival
07/12 – Lisbon, PT @ Optimus Alive! Festival
07/13 – Bilbao, ES @ Bilbao BBK Live
07/14 – Aix-les-Bains, FR @ Musalic Festival
07/19 – Lewes, UK @ Gentlmen of the Road Stopover *
07/20 – Dublin, IE @ Longitude Festival
08/02-03 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Music Festival
08/04 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
08/09 – Squamish, BC @ Squamish Music Festival
08/11 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Festival
09/20 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
09/28 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl %
10/08 – Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theater

^ = w/ Haim
# = w/ Of Monsters and Men
* = w/ Mumford and Sons
% = w/ Beirut

Photo by Jeremy D. Larson

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