The National

Indie-Rock, Dreamy, Lush

Best Seats for The National Concerts

Affordable Events Near Me: Ashburn, VA

Sep 16

Mon . 06:45 PM

The National and The War On Drugs with Lucius

Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD

Upcoming Events Calendar

Sep 12

Thu . 06:45 PM

The National and The War On Drugs with Lucius

BankNH Pavilion, Gilford, NH

Sep 13

Fri . 05:45 PM

The National and The War On Drugs with Lucius

Forest Hills Stadium, Forest Hills, NY

Sep 14

Sat . 06:45 PM

The National and The War On Drugs with Lucius

Xfinity Center - MA, Mansfield, MA

Sep 16

Mon . 06:45 PM

The National and The War On Drugs with Lucius

Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD

Sep 17

Tue . 06:30 PM

The National and The War On Drugs with Lucius

TD Pavilion at The Mann Center, Philadelphia, PA

Sep 19

Thu . 03:30 AM

Bourbon & Beyond Festival (4 Day Pass) with Zach Bryan, Dave Matthews Band, Tyler Childers, and more

Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center, Louisville, KY

Sep 19

Thu . 06:45 PM

The National and The War On Drugs with Lucius

Place Bell, Laval, QC

Sep 20

Fri . 06:45 PM

The National and The War On Drugs with Lucius

Budweiser Stage, Toronto, ON

Sep 21

Sat . 06:45 PM

The National and The War On Drugs with Lucius

Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Sep 22

Sun . 12:00 PM

Bourbon & Beyond Festival (Sunday) with Tyler Childers, The National, My Morning Jacket, and more

Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center, Louisville, KY
If you've ever found yourself adrift in the evocative sounds of indie rock, you've likely been serenaded by the profound beats and lyrical prowess of The National. From their modest beginnings in Cincinnati, Ohio, this band has music that resonates with the soul.

Formed in 1999, The National is a beautiful concoction of two sets of brothers: the Dessners (Aaron and Bryce) and the Devendorfs (Scott and Bryan), along with the captivating baRitone of lead singer Matt Berninger. It's like a family dinner, but with enthralling melodies and poetic interludes.

Their rise was a slow burn, an ember that took its time but lit up the night once aflame. Today, they are torchbearers in their genre, with albums like "Boxer" and "Sleep Well Beast" showcasing their depth and artistic evolution.

But let's talk live experiences, shall we? The band's performances are no short of mesmerizing. One might recall the electrifying atmosphere at Boston's TD Garden, where fans swayed to the poetic melancholy of "I Need My Girl." Or the intimate setting of The Fillmore in Charlotte, North Carolina, which echoed with the raw energy of "Bloodbuzz Ohio." Each venue, big or small, offers a unique experience.

Now, we've all been there - the frenzy of snagging the perfect ticket. But for the ultimate National experience? It's all about location, location, location! And by that, we mean the "best seats." For instance, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, while the floor offers an up-close view of Berninger's iconic wine-sipping performances, the elevated sections provide a vantage point to witness the entire spectacle. Prices, of course, vary. You could score a decent spot for around $50, but premium seats might demand a bit more from your wallet. The good news? Every penny is worth the auditory journey.

Speaking of collaborations, The National never shies away from mingling their sound with other artists. Remember when they teamed up with St. Vincent for "Sleep All Summer"? Or the magnetic presence of Sharon Van Etten in "Think You Can Wait"? Their collaborations provide an exciting detour, adding layers to an already complex sound.

For fans new and old, there's an undeniable charm in diving into the band's extensive discography, both studio recordings and live versions. Each album, each track, tells a story – of heartbreak, of introspection, of fleeting moments and laSting memories. And while listening on your favorite device is a treat, nothing beats the magic of a live National performance.

So, if you ever spot them playing at places like the Germania Insurance Amphitheater in Texas or the EXPRESS LIVE! in Columbus, Ohio, don't think twice. Grab those tickets, find your "best seat," and get ready for an evening of immersive, soul-stirring rock.

In a world filled with fleeting chart-toppers, The National stands out as a testament to the power of perseverance, artistic growth, and genuine passion. Their music isn't just something you hear; it's something you feel. Each concert, each note, is an invitation to join them on a journey through the vast, intricate landscape of human emotion.

So, as the chords of "The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness" fill the air at their next concert, and as Berninger's haunting voice envelopes you, know that you're not just at a gig. You're part of a shared experience, a collective moment that transcends time and space. Welcome to the world of The National. It's a beautiful place to be.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What kind of music does The National play?
The National is an indie-rock band that creates dreamy, lush music.
Where can I find The National's tour dates?
You can find The National's tour dates on their website or on ticketing sites.
How many members are in The National?
The National is made up of five members: Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner, Matt Berninger, Scott Devendorf, and Bryan Devendorf.
What is the best way to get tickets for The National?
The best way to get tickets for The National is to purchase them from a reputable ticketing site.
What kind of experience can I expect at a The National show?
You can expect an unforgettable live music experience at a The National show. The band puts on an energetic and passionate performance that will leave you wanting more.

Interesting Information about The National

  • The National formed in 1999 and has released eight studio albums.
  • The National has won two Grammy Awards and has been nominated for several others.
  • The National has performed at festivals such as Coachella, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza.
  • The National has collaborated with artists such as Sufjan Stevens, St. Vincent, and Sharon Van Etten.
  • The National has sold out shows in venues all over the world.