Music News: The National Announce New Album and Summer Tour

The National are set to release their sixth album and follow-up to 2010’s ‘High Violet’ in May via 4AD Records.

The band will be going on a summer tour in support of the album that will feature dates with The Dirty Projectors and a show at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center that will include Youth Lagoon.

The tour will also include many other shows in North America and Europe.



Tour dates are as follows:

05/16 Ithaca, NY – State Theater
06/05 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center (w/Youth Lagoon)
06/06 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion (w/ The Dirty Projectors)
06/07 Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for the Performing Arts (w/ The Dirty Projectors)
06/08 Richmond, VA – The National
06/10 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheatre (w/ The Dirty Projectors)
06/11 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE (w/ The Dirty Projectors)
06/13 Montreal, Quebec – Lachine Canal
06/14 Toronto, Ontario – Yonge Dundas Square
06/15 Columbus, OH – LC Pavilion
06/13-16 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
06/21 Scheessel, Germany – Hurricane Festival
06/22 Neuhausen Ob Eck – Southside Festival
06/25 Brussels, Belgium – Cirque Royal
06/28 Cork, Ireland – Live at the Marquee
06/30 Rome, Italy – Parco Della Musica
07/01 Milan, Italy – City Sound Festival
07/02 Zagreb, Croatia – Salata
07/14 Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury Festival

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