Modern Vampires of the City, and the fans are getting hungry for more. Frontman Ezra Koenig’s original song “I Promise You” for the soundtrack to children’s movie Peter Rabbit was only going to satisfy their appetites for a short time. But it feels like the band’s work cycle is heating up; they just played a couple of intimate shows at Ojai’s Libbey Bowl, and now here are a couple of gigs at the Observatory. Koenig has recently been working with Beyoncé and Kanye West, so it’s anybody’s guess what this new album is going to turn out like. Also Monday, June 25.
Indie rockers Vampire Weekend are now 12 years into their career, and they’re readying a new album for this year. It’s about time — it’s been five years since the well-received