Soccer Mommy, Angélique Kidjo, Chicano Batman and more to open for Vampire Weekend

The band has unveiled a stacked lineup of openers for the Father of the Bride tour.

February 09, 2019
Soccer Mommy, Angélique Kidjo, Chicano Batman and more to open for Vampire Weekend Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images

Vampire Weekend are gearing up for the release of their fourth LP Father of the Bride, which is due out in April. The band recently detailed an extensive tour behind the record, which kicks off in May at Hangout Music Festival in Alabama. Today, they announced the roster of opening acts joining them on the road. Soccer Mommy, Angélique Kidjo, Chicano Batman, Christone Ingram, Despot, Richard Pictures and Tinariwen will join them on select dates.

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In related news, Jonah Hill was recently spotted at Zabar's deli in New York City directing a video for one of the band's upcoming singles. Fingers crossed that we'll see the footage soon, but until then, peep all of VW's upcoming tour dates below.

Soccer Mommy, Angélique Kidjo, Chicano Batman and more to open for Vampire Weekend