Handsome Tours & Remote Control are proud to announce the return of The National to Australia. For the first time since 2014, the band will return in February 2018 to play shows in Sydney at The Sydney Opera House, Brisbane at Riverstage and Melbourne at Sidney Myer Music Bowl.
The National’s Australian tour will follow the release of their seventh LP, Sleep Well Beast, out 8th September on 4AD / Remote Control Records. On top of a wealth of unforgettable music spanning six critically acclaimed records, this will mark the first time Australian audiences will hear live performances from Sleep Well Beast – hosted at premiere venues made to showcase one of the most formidable and impeccable live acts in the world.
Sleep Well Beast was produced by member Aaron Dessner with co-production by Bryce Dessner and Matt Berninger. The album was mixed by Peter Katis and recorded at Aaron Dessner’s Hudson Valley, New York studio, Long Pond. Sleep Well Beast is available for pre-order today at https://remotecontrol.lnk.to/TheNational and will be available in CD, digital and double LP formats.
The National – Australian Tour Dates 2018
Wed 21 Feb – Sydney Opera House Forecourt, Sydney NSW
Tue 27 Feb – Riverstage, Brisbane QLD
Thu 1 Mar – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne VIC