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The National announce benefit show at Troubadour in support of Thousand Girls Initiative

The National has announced an intimate show date the Troubadour in West Hollywood in support of their Thousand Girls Initiative. On Wednesday, October 16, The National will perform to a 500-person audience with proceeds supporting Guatemalan nonprofit Cooperative for Education’s efforts to improve the education of girls in Guatemala. The National’s front-man, Matt Berninger teamed […]

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First City Festival 2014 line up
Get your pre-sale tickets to First City Festival 2014

As we previously reported this past Monday morning, First City Festival will make its triumphant return for its second year in a row! With an incredible line-up featuring Beck, The National, Phantogram, CocoRosie, Cults, Dawes, Best Coast, and many more hot indie acts — the two-day festival will take place Saturday, August 23rd and Sunday, August 24th in […]

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First City Festival 2014 line up
First City Festival 2014 line-up featuring Beck, The National, Phantogram, CocoRosie & more

After a successful inaugural event this past August, Goldenvoice’s First City Festival returns for its second year. The two-day festival will take place Saturday, August 23rd and Sunday, August 24th in Monterey, CA at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center. The 2014 First City Festival line-up is looking prime for the picking and will […]

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The National HOllywood Forever Cemetery
The National to Headline Shrine Auditorium & Premiere New Documentary “Mistaken For Strangers”

After selling out the Hollywood Forever Cemetery back in May, the National are back in Los Angeles with a very special performance lined up at the Shrine Auditorium on Tuesday, March 25. In 2010, the National released their greatest album ever, High Violet, and it was ranked one of Grimy Goods best albums of 2010. This past May, […]

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Outside Lands 2013 Photos & Review – Day One

Outside Lands 2013 kicked off on Friday, August 9 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. The crowds and clouds began to roll in heavy and the day kicked off with beers flowin’ (first stop, beer tent!) and feet dancin’ to the sweet sounds of a Grimy Goods fave, The Heavy.  Headlining the Sutro stage […]

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Just Announced: The National at Hollywood Forever – Aug. 11, 2013

What better way to celebrate music Monday, than finding out that the National are heading to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Sunday, Aug. 11. In 2010, the National released their greatest album ever, High Violet, and it was ranked one of Grimy Goods best albums of 2010. On May 20, the National will release their sixth […]

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Hollywood Bowl Presale: Serge Gainsbourg Tribute, The National, Neko Case & More

Photo: The National @ Fox Theater Pomona by Wei Shi Summer is right around the corner and a plethora of summer shows and music festivals are already flooding Los Angeles. One of the most highly anticipated series of shows is the LA Philharmonic’s Hollywood Bowl Summer season of amazing outdoor concerts. Get ready because presale for […]

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New Music Video: The National “Conversation 16” (Feat. Mad Men’s, John Slattery)

As one of my favorite songs by The National, I was pretty stoked to read this morning that they have made a video for “Conversation 16.” A creepy love song where I morbidly find the words, “I was afraid I’d eat your brains,” romantic, the video also features, Mad Men star John Slattery! The video […]

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New Video: “Terrible Love” (Alternate Version) by The National

We just witnessed one of the best performances The National has ever put on this past Saturday at the Fox Theatre in Pomona (and the best show ever for many concert-goers) and now the Brooklyn ensemble has released a new video for “Terrible Love” (alternate version). It takes you behind the scenes with the band […]

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The National at the Fox Theatre Pomona – Photo Gallery & Review

October has been a month doused with some of the best shows LA and its surrounding areas have seen and The National’s extraordinary performance at the Fox Theatre Pomona last Saturday, October 16, was no exception. Of the many times I’ve seen The National take center stage and move us with their fascinating sound, this […]

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