The National Announces New Album, Tour with Dirty Projectors

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The National Announces New Album, Tour with Dirty Projectors

According to Pitchfork, The National has officially announced that their follow up to 2010’s High Violet will be released in May via 4AD.

In support of the new album, the band will be hitting the road this summer, including a recently announced stop at the Bonnaroo Music Festival.

A segment of their tour will have them performing with Dirty Projectors, who are also launching a similar summer tour.

Read the tour dates for both acts below.

The National 2013 Tour Dates

May
16 – Ithaca, N.Y. @ State Theater?

June
5 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Barclays Center
6 – Columbia, Md. @ Merriweather Post Pavilion ^?
7 – Philadelphia, Penn. @ Mann Center for the Performing Arts ^?
8 – Richmond, Va. @ The National?
10 – Raleigh, N.C. @ Red Hat Amphitheatre ^?
11 – Pittsburgh, Penn. @ Stage AE ^?
13 – Montreal, Quebec @ Lachine Canal?
14 – Toronto, Ontario @ Yonge Dundas Square?
15 – Columbus, Ohio @ LC Pavilion?
16 – Manchester, Tenn. @ Bonnaroo?
21 – Scheessel, Germany @ Hurricane Festival?
22 – Neuhausen Ob Eck @ Southside Festival?
25 – Brussels, Belgium @ Cirque Royal?
28 – Cork, Ireland @ Live at the Marquee?
30 – Rome, Italy @ Parco Della Musica?

July
1 – Milan, Italy @ City Sound Festival?
2 – Zagreb, Croatia @ Salata?
14 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bunbury Festival??

^ with Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors 2013 Tour Dates

April
19 – Portsmouth, N.H. @ Portsmouth Singer-Songwriter Festival?
20 – Providence, R.I. @ Brown University?

May
10 – Napa, Calif. @ Bottle Rock Festival?
19 – Gulf Shores, Ala. @ Hangout Festival?
24-27 – George, Wash. @ Sasquatch! Festival?

June
6 – Columbia Md. @ Merriweather Post Pavilion *?
7 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Mann Center for the Performing Arts *
8-9 – New York, N.Y. @ Governors Ball?
10 – Raleigh, N.C. @ Red Hat Amphitheatre *?
11 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Stage AE *?
12 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Beachland Ballroom?
13 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lincoln Hall (two shows)?
14-16 – Manchester, Tenn. @ Bonnaroo