Live from the Artists Den Featuring Vampire Weekend Comes to PBS Today
Starting today, PBS stations across the country will begin broadcasting Vampire Weekend: Live from the Artists Den. The episode finds the band performing tracks like “Cousins,” “A-Punk” and “Unbelievers” from their album Modern Vampries of the City at The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen library in Manhattan. The 2013 release took home Best Alternative Album at this year's Grammy Awards, beating out Nine Inch Nails' Hesitation Marks and Tame Impala's Lonerism along with Neko Case and The National.
Specific times for the broadcasts vary by region, and a full schedule can be found here. A preview for the episode can also be viewed above. The New York rockers are currently off the road, with future scheduled dates at Lollapalooza Chile, Brazil and Argentina as well as notable stops at Bonnaroo, Jazz Fest and Governor's Ball.