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Ending months of fevered anticipation punctuated by three brilliant double-A-side singles and a slew of over-the-top positive early reviews, Vampire Weekend’s long-awaited fourth album Father of the Bride is released today, May 3rd, on Columbia Records. The album is available to purchase or stream here.

Vampire Weekend will celebrate FOTB’s release with an all-day show Sunday, May 5th at New York City’s recently reopened Webster Hall. Over the course of the morning and afternoon, the band will play three sets including a performance of the new album in its entirety. Bagels for breakfast and pizza for lunch will be included. See for more information.

Simultaneous to the May 5th all-day affair will be a very special episode of Time Crisis with Ezra Koenig. This installment of the internet radio show created and hosted by Ezra will feature an in-depth dissection of FOTB with the album’s co-producer Ariel Rechtshaid and de facto Time Crisis co-host Jake Longstreth. Listen live here and on demand here.

And on Tuesday, May 7th, Vampire Weekend will make its first television appearance in five years, with a debut performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

The May 5th all-day experience concludes Vampire Weekend’s New York State Tour of intimate venues, which brought an “unforgettable… truly transcendent experience”(Buffalo News) to Buffalo and Kingston. The Father of the Bride North American Tour begins the weekend of May 16-19 with a headlining set at the Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The band’s U.S. dates currently extend through an October 8-9 two-night stand at Red Rocks in Colorado, and include Vampire Weekend’s most ambitious hometown date ever: a September 6th in-the-round performance for 18,000 fans at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

North American Father of the Bride Tour 2019

05/05/19 - New York, NY – Webster Hall
05/17-19/19 – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Festival
06/05/19 — Toronto, ON — RBC Echo Beach
06/07/19 — Indianapolis, IN — Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
06/08/19 — Milwaukee, WI — BMO Harris Pavilion
06/09/19 — Minneapolis, MN — The Armory
06/11/19 — Madison, WI — The Sylvee
06/12/19 — St. Louis, MO — Fabulous Fox Theatre
06/14/19 — Cleveland, OH — Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
06/15/19 — Cincinnati, OH — PNC Pavilion
06/16/19 — Chicago, IL — Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
06/18/19 — Nashville, TN — Ascend Amphitheater
06/21/19 — Raleigh, NC — Red Hat Amphitheater
06/22/19 — Charlotte, NC — Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
06/23/19 – Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival
07/27-28/19 – Detroit, MI – Mo Pop Festival
08/16/19 — Oklahoma City, OK — The Criterion
08/17/19 — Houston, TX — White Oak Music Hall
08/18/19 — Dallas, TX —The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
08/20/19 — Austin, TX — ACL Live
08/21/19 — Austin, TX — ACL Live
08/24/19 — Miami, FL — James L. Knight Center
08/25/19 — St. Augustine, FL — St. Augustine Amphitheatre
08/27/19 — Atlanta, GA — Fox Theatre
08/30/19 — Norfolk, VA — Ted Constant Convocation Center
09/03/19 — Boston, MA — Agganis Arena
09/04/19 — Philadelphia, PA — Mann Center for the Performing Arts
09/06/19 — New York, NY — Madison Square Garden
09/08/19 — Montreal, QC — MTELUS
09/20-22/19 – Las Vegas, NV – Life Is Beautiful Festival
09/25/19 — Vancouver, BC — Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park
09/27/19 — Seattle, WA — WaMu Theater
09/28/19 — Portland, OR — McMenamins Edgefield
10/01/19 — San Francisco, CA — Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
10/02/19 — Los Angeles, CA — Hollywood Bowl
10/03/19 — San Diego, CA — CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
10/06/19 — Salt Lake City, UT— The Complex
10/08/19 — Denver, CO— Red Rocks Amphitheatre
10/09/19 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre