Do you want to see the hottest thing to come out of Indie Rock since the turn of the century? Then you've gotta get yourself some Vampire Weekend tickets. The members of Vampire Weekend met while attending Columbia University in 2006, they first toured as the comedy-rap troupe L'Homme Run. Members consist of Ezra Koenig as lead singer, Rostam Batmanglij on organ and guitar, Chris Tomson on drums and Chris Baio on bass.
Describing themselves as "Upper West Side Soweto," Vampire Weekend mixes both indie rock and experimental rockwith Congolese soukous music and Western classical music; it's pretty clear that your Vampire Weekend tickets offer a unique musical journey. Managed by The White Stripes manager Ian Montone, they were quickly signed to XL Recordings, the same record company who Elvis Perkins, Radiohead, Sigur Ros and Devendra Banhart are signed to.
They have released one eponymous album containing the hit tracks "A-Punk," "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" and "Oxford Comma" with a new album, Contra, set for release in January 2010. So expect some new material to accompany your Vampire Weekend tickets! The crew over at Clash Music had a chance to listen to the album before its release and said that they were, "suitably impressed by the evolution of the band's relentless rhythms, layered vocals and seasoned hooks. It's a powerful, storming and hugely enjoyable long-player - destined to excel the group on from their debut and into the upper echelons of discerning music makers." So expect a strong performance to accompany those Vampire Weekend tickets! These boys have come a long way since their college days, so see the progression of this fantastic indie group with your Vampire Weekend tickets today.