The National have been keeping themselves the last months of 2017 touring the world in support of their recently released album, Sleep Well Beast, which came out in September. As January continues, the American rock band are extending their U.S tour with an additional string of dates for fans to look forward to this upcoming Spring.
More shows have been added to the National’s 2018 spring U.S. tour in April and May. Some of the stops that the band will take include Charlottesville, Raleigh, Nashville, Asheville, and St. Augustine. Fans of the indie rock group, Big Thief will be excited to learn that they will be providing support for The National during these dates. In addition to their tour, The National announced the lineup for their inaugural Homecoming Festival. The festival will happen in Cincinnati on April 28 and 29 and will feature performers by The National, Big Thief, Father John Misty, the Breeders, and more.
The National’s album, Sleep Well Beast was released back in September and is nominated for 2 Grammy awards including Best Alternative Music Album and Best Recording Package for designers Luke Hayman and Andrea Trabucco-Campos of Pentagram.
Fans can purchase tickets for The National’s newly added shows Friday, January 19th on 10 AM when tickets go on sale to the general public. There are pre-sale tickets starting Wednesday, January 17th at 10 AM local time (password = REALITYBASED).
Check out all the dates below and visit here for more information.
The National 2018 Tour Dates
JAN 19 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum (SOLD OUT)
JAN 20 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint
JAN 23 – Mexico City, Mexico – Pepsi Center
Feb 21 – Sydney, Australia – Sydney Opera House Forecourt (SOLD OUT)
Feb 22 – Sydney, Australia – Sydney Opera House Forecourt
Feb 25 – Auckland, New Zealand – Villa Maria Winery
Feb 27 – Brisbane, Australia – Riverstage
March 1 – Melbourne, Australia – Sidney Myer Music Bowl
March 16 – Santiago, Chile – Lollapalooza Chile
March 18 – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Lollapalooza Argentina
March 22 – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Circo Voador
March 24 – São Paulo, Brazil – Lollapalooza Brazil
March 25 – Bogotá, Colombia – Festival Estereo Picnic
April 28 – Cincinnati, OH – Homecoming – Smale Park
April 29 – Cincinnati, OH – Homecoming – Smale Park
April 30 – Charlottesville, VA – Sprint Pavilion
May 1 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
May 3 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater
May 4 – Asheville, NC – Exploreasheville Arena
May 5 – St. Augustine, FL – St. Augustine Amphitheatre
May 4-6 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees Festival
May 25-27 – Boston, MA – Boston Calling Music Festival
June 2 – London, UK – Victoria Park
June 8 – Aarhus, Denmark – Northside Festival
June 9 – Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands – Best Kept Secret Festival
June 10 – Helsinki, Finland – Sideways Festival
June 15 – Dublin, Ireland – Donnybrook Stadium
June 16 – Dublin, Ireland – Donnybrook Stadium
July 13 – Lisbon, Portugal – Nos Alive
Sept 24 – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre
Sept 25 – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre
Photo credit by Owen Ela