The National: Announce New Album out in May, Tour

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The National are back on the block. The band have announced a follow up album to 2010’s gorgeous High Violet,  and a tour in support. As of right now, the Brooklynites plan to release the album in May on 4AD and then head out for a string of east coast and European dates. There’s no new music or album details yet, but you can check out the tour stops below. Notably, four of their shows are with the Dirty Projectors, which should make for some evenings of excessively beautiful expression of the human condition. Or cool shows, however you like to view things.

The National – Tour Dates:
05-16 Ithaca, NY – State Theater
06-05 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center *
06-06 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion ^
06-07 Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for the Performing Arts ^
06-08 Richmond, VA – The National
06-10 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheatre ^
06-11 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE ^
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

* with Youth Lagoon
^ with Dirty Projectors

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