Tag: Vampire Weekend

Music

Angelique Kidjo and Friends at Carnegie Hall

Hearing Whoopi Goldberg call the late Miriam Makeba “a great chick, an awesome broad” will go down as one of my favourite moments from the Ubuntu series that wrapped up Carnegie Hall last night with a tribute to the iconic South African singer. Goldberg, who starred in the anti-apartheid movie Sarafina alongside Makeba, relayed, in an intro […]

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OutKast, Jack White, Damon Albarn and Vampire Weekend go to the Ball

Memories from last year, of trudging through knee-deep mud and dealing with torrential downpours – together with the lack of planning by organizers who weren’t prepared for a summer storm – were enough to say ‘never again!’ to Governors Ball. But, when the line-up for this year held on it the promise of an OutKast reunion in NY that distaste began to […]