The National Tickets & 2023 Tour Dates
The National is an American rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, founded in 1999. The National is perhaps best known for their dark and interpretive lyrics, sung by Matt Berninger. The band also features Aaron Dessner on guitar and keyboard, Bryce Dessner on guitar, Scott Devendorf on bass, and Bryan Devedorf on drums. In 2014, The National won a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Album. The National’s first album was released in 2001 on Braddland Records, a label founded by Aaron and Bryce Dressner. The album included one of their most popular songs, “Beautiful Head”.
In 2003, The National released their second studio album, titled Sad Songs for Dirty Lover, a collaboration with Paul Heck and Pete Katis. In 2004, The National released the EP Cherry Tree, which included “About Today” and “All the Wine”. The National released Alligator in 2005 on Beggars Banquet. This album was dubbed “Album on the Year” by the LA Times and many others. The band’s fourth studio album was titled Boxer and released in 2007. This was yet another critically acclaimed album for the band, hitting the number one position in many outlets, such as Sterogum and Paste Magazine. In the summer of 2008, The Nation went on tour with Modest Mouse and R.E.M. playing at stadiums all over the world as well as major music festivals such as Lollapalooza. The National live performances are characteristic of their dark lyric style and theatrical stage presence. Don’t miss your chance to see The National perform live in concert.