The hotly-tipped Brooklynites return after chaotic NME Awards show

Vampire Weekend have announced full UK tour, fresh from finishing up playing an eventful Shockwaves NME Awards show last week (February 21).

The hotly-tipped New Yorkers faced a half-hour delay to their show at London’s ULU as the fire alarm was activated and the crowd evacuated. You can click here to read a review from the band’s biggest UK show to date.

The band who’s self-titled debut album is out now, will return to play a full UK tour this May.

Vampire Weekend will 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 Ballroom (13)