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The Very Best on Tour with Vampire Weekend

Tour dates for Vampire Weekend's tour with The Very Best

I first saw The Very Best at the Roots Picnic in Philly, and I was blown away by their high-energy electronic-based performance. Currently on tour with Vampire Weekend, Malawian vocalist Esau Mwamwaya along with London-based producers Radioclit are making huge moves. Check out their tour dates with Vampire Weekend below.


TOUR DATES:

Jul 16 2010 8:00P

Melt Festival Saxony-Anhalt, DE

Jul 17 2010 8:00P

Dour Festival Dour, BE

Jul 21 2010 8:00P

Paleo Nyon Nyon, FR

Jul 23 2010 8:00P

San Sebastian International Jazz Fest San Sebastien, ES

Jul 24 2010 8:00P

La Mar De Musicas Cartagena, ES

Jul 29 2010 8:00P

Emmaboda Festival Emmaboda, SE

Jul 31 2010 8:00P

Juicy Beats Dortmund, DE

Sep 25 2010 6:30P

Greek Theatre w Vampire Weekend Berkeley, CA

Sep 26 2010 8:00P

Hollywood Bowl w Vampire Weekend L.A, CA

Sep 28 2010 5:30P

Soma w Vampire Weekend San Diego, CA

Oct 3 2010 6:30P

Chaifetz Arena w Vampire Weekend St Louis, MO

Oct 4 2010 6:00A

The Brady Theatre w Vampire Weekend Tulsa, OK

Oct 6 2010 6:30P

Palladium Ballroom w Vampire Weekend Dallas, TX

Oct 7 2010 6:30P

Verizon Wireless Theatre w Vampire Weekend Houston, TX

Interview

Interview: TOBi Is Making Unapologetic Soul Music

We talk to the Nigerian-Canadian artist about his latest project ELEMENTS, his creative process, mental health and more.

It's a big year for music, and in the midst of many good drops from the motherland and beyond, we caught up with Nigerian-Canadian singer/songwriter TOBi to discuss his recently released 10-track project ELEMENTS.

ELEMENTS is a fusion of old-school soul, contemporary rap sequences, clever lyrical symbols & metaphors. and melancholic vibes which reference TOBi's Nigerian heritage through afrobeats, the reality of his life and the state of the world today. The compilation features production from Nigerian producer Juls on "Dollas and Cents" and "Made Me Everything and Shine."

Below, we also discuss his creative process and passion for mental health with the announcement of an exciting collaboration. "I'm attracted and curious about so many things in life that I can't help but bring [them] into my world and craft," the multi-genre artist says.

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