Indie rockers Vampire Weekend just announced a new one-month North American tour, which includes a stop at Marymoor Park on August 29. Considering the "we were hot 20 years ago" lineup already announced at Marymoor this summer, we’re pretty excited about this late addition. The Columbia U grads tour behind their latest album, Contra, which has more influences than the Mariners have wins. (That’s right, I said it.)
Among them? "Third-wave ska, the Hallelujah Chicken Run Band, Brazilian baile funk, Congolese thumb pianos, Repo Man, Sublime’s 40 Oz. to Freedom, reggaeton, bachata, Bollywood, Philip Roth, Beethoven, NYC 1983, dancehall, and the Beastie Boys’ second album, Paul’s Boutique," according to their press release.
As a warm-up, check out one of their new(er) videos, which has some outrageous cameos. Hold out for Jake Gyllenhaal at 2:45.