The Nationals New Record, High Violet

5 Mar

When Matthew Berninger talked to Pitchfork back in January; we learned full details and cameo’s that we can expect on the new National record. The two things we didn’t know were the release date and name. Well it was confirmed today that the band’s fifth album, High Violet will drop on May 11th, via 4AD. The band will also be going on a huge tour in support of the record. Here are the tour dates :

03-28 Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Theatre (Big Ears Festival)
04-22 Richmond, VA – The National
04-23 Richmond, VA – The National
05-05 London, England – Electric Ballroom
05-06 London, England – Royal Albert Hall
05-07 Paris, France – Le Zenith *
05-09 Berlin, Germany – Astra
05-21 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
05-22 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern #
05-23 San Diego, CA – Spreckels Theatre #
05-26 Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre
05-27 Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre #
05-29 Quincy, WA – Sasquatch Festival
06-02 Boston, MA – House of Blues %
06-03 Boston, MA – House of Blues %
06-04 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory %
06-05 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory %
06-06 Washington, DC – DAR Constitution Hall %
06-08 Toronto, Ontario – Massey Hall %
06-09 Toronto, Ontario – Massey Hall %
06-11-13 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
06-16 New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall %
07-27 Brooklyn, NY – Prospect Park ^

* with Pavement
# with Ramona Falls
^ with Beach House
% with the Antlers

This should an amazing album. Sufjan is going to be on it for God’s sakes……SUFJAN!!!

Posted by : Max Mohenu

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