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04 August: Murat Theater, Indianapolis, IN
05 August: Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI
11 August: Hollywood Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA
08 September: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
09 September: Cobb Energy Center, Atlanta, GA
11 September: The Fillmore Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
12 September: Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC
13 September: Iriquois Amphitheater, Louisville, KY
15 September: Orpheum Theater, Madison, WI
20 September: Paramount Theater, Seattle, WA
21 September: Edgefield Winery, Portland, OR
22 September: PNE Amphitheatre, Vancouver, Canada

All of the shows above will have a pre-sale starting on May 8 at 10 am local time.  The Password for all pre-sales is trouble.  Buy tickets HERE

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tnThe National have confirmed that their new album with be released in May.

They are also touring with Dirty Projectors. You can find tour dates for each band below

The National 2013 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, QC @ Lachine Canal
06/14 – Toronto, ON @ Yonge Dundas Square
06/15 – Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion
06/13-16 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
06/21-23 – Scheessel, Germany @ Hurricane Festival
06/21-23 – Neuhausen Ob Eck, DE @ Southside Festival
06/25 – Brussels, BE @ Cirque Royal
06/28 – Cork, IR @ Live at the Marquee
06/30 – Rome, IT @Parco Della Musica
07/01 – Milan, IT @ City Sound Festival
07/02 – Zagreb, CR @ Salata
07/14 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bunbury Festival

* = w/ Youth Lagoon
^ = w/ Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors 2013 Tour Dates:
04/19 – Portsmouth, NH @ Portsmouth Singer-Songwriter Festival
04/20 – Providence, RI @ Brown University
05/10 – Napa, CA @ Bottle Rock Festival
05/19 – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Festival
05/24-27 – George, WA @ Sasquatch! Festival
06/06 – Columbia MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion *
06/07 – Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center for the Performing Arts *
06/08-09 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball
06/10 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheatre *
06/11 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE *
06/12 – Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
06/13 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall (two shows)
06/14-16 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo

* = w/ The National

No Chicago dates for TN so far 😦 I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

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In an interview with London Free Press, Matt discusses how the band has been working on their new material, and he also looks to how far they’ve come and the modest success they’ve achieved.

Click on the link above to read the entire interview, here are a couple of snippets:

How does the new material you’ve been working on compare with your older songs?
Aaron has given me about 10 ideas so far. He seems to be in some sort of really weird creative space. He recently had a baby, so maybe it’s a lack of sleep. He’s wired differently. The songs he’s given me are much less cerebral and academic and much more immediate and visceral than usual. I’m in love with them. I just spent all night listening over and over to some things he sent. I think they’re some of the best things he’s ever written. And I think it might be because he’s not thinking about it that much. He isn’t putting everything through the filter of Important Music as he has in the past. The music just seems to be working on a pure gut level.

Slowly but surely, you’ve been getting more popular and successful with every album. How are you dealing with the approach of fame?
You mean, with not turning into rich a–holes? (Laughs) I don’t think we’ve changed that much. I know I’ve gotten grumpier. But that’s just from spending so much time on a bus with a bunch of grown men.
Everybody gets a little grumpy. But when we started the band I was already 30, so I never fell into any of the traps or pitfalls that can happen to young people when they’re in a successful rock band. We’ve done shows with The Strokes and seen the crazy world that surrounds them. It’s great and exciting — your fantasy of what an awesome rock band is. But we’ve always felt like we never will be that big, you know. And that’s OK. I know I’m not going to be an astronaut either.

The band will play a sold-out show at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom tomorrow night. I am so excited to see them again.

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11-06 Singapore – Esplanade Concert Hall
11-09 Tokyo, Japan – Duo
11-12 Melbourne, Australia – Harvest Festival
11-13 Sydney, Australia – Harvest Festival
11-15 Adelaide, Australia – Thebarton Theatre *
11-17 Perth, Australia – Metro City *
11-19 Brisbane, Australia – Harvest Festival
11-29 Vancouver, British Columbia – Orpheum Theatre #
11-30 Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre #
12-01 Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre #
12-03 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium #
12-04 Austin, TX – Austin Music Hall !
12-06 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom #
12-08 Toronto, Ontario – Air Canada Centre ^
12-09 Montreal, Quebec – Bell Centre ^
12-12 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre &
12-13 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre %
12-15 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre $
12-16 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre @

* with the Walkmen
# with Local Natives and Wye Oak
! with Local Natives
^ with Neko Case and Wye Oak
& with the War on Drugs
% with Sharon Van Etten
$ with So Percussion
@ with Wye Oak

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