This Vampire Weekend performance, recorded live in Turin, Italy, is the perfect soundtrack for a hot summer night. Grab an icy beverage and relax on the couch as the band entertains you with songs like "White Sky" and "Holiday" from their 2010 album, Contra.
Vampire Weekend, known for their African-influenced indie rock sound, formed at Columbia University in New York City. The band includes Ezra Koenig on lead vocals and guitar, Rostam Batmanglij on piano, keyboards, and background vocals, Christopher Tomson on drums, and Chris Baio on bass. In 2007, Spin magazine named Vampire Weekend "The Year's Best New Band," and in 2008, they released their self-titled debut album. The band's second album, Contra, debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 200, and featured the singles "Giving Up the Gun," "Holiday," and "White Sky."