Concert Review: Vampire Weekend at House of Blues


Plenty of indie rock bands cultivate a nerdy look. But few take it as far as the guys in Vampire Weekend. With their button-down Oxford shirts (the ones that have buttons for the collars) and crisp blue jeans, these guys have a preppy look that’s just not rock ’n’ roll in any way. Even their perky indie pop is an anomaly as the band pulls African rhythms into the mix. Perhaps that’s why the New York act’s return to the stage after essentially disappearing for the last two years was met with such anticipation.

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Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
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