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Vampire Weekend Coming to Marquee

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Everyone's favorite band of early 2008, Vampire Weekend, will play the the Marquee on April 13. As I said when the band last played here, for what ended up being "Take Your Kids to a Concert" night in September 2008, their new record is make-or-break for the once hotly tipped act.

That new record, Contra, is due next week and Jay Bennett will be listening to it tomorrow for his awesome "Nothing Not New" project, so stayed tuned for a review. Tickets go on sale here Friday. In the meantime, you can listen to one new track "Cousins" below.


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