The National will be returning home to their native Cincinnati for their Homecoming festival weekend in association with MusicNow. The two-day festival will kick off at the end of the month on 28th to 29th April at Smale Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contemporary artists including Future Islands, Moses Sumney, Alvvays, and Julien Baker among other acts will join the stage with The National.
Check out the full schedule here.
Saturday 28th AprilKristin Anna, Electric/Garcia/Haven Counterparts featuring Bryce &Aaron Dessner, Spank Rock, Crash Ensemble: Hans Abrahamsen’s ‘Schnee’, Lanz Project, Lord Huron, Sam Amidon CrASH Ensember & Tyshawn Sorey, The Breeders, Mouse on Mars, Tyshawn Sorey Trio, Father John Misty, Julien Baker, The National
Sunday 29th AprilYuki Numata Resnick & Kate Ellis, Kristin Anna, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Lisa Hannigan, Eighth blackbird with Bonnie Prince Billy & Bryce Dessner, Big Thief, Ben Sloan, Artist-in-Residence, Future Islands, Crash Ensemble & Lisa Hannigan, Moses Sumney, Feist, Alvvays, The National’s ‘Boxer’
will open Friday evening, April 27, with a celebration at the Cincinnati Masonic Center featuring Mouse on Mars, Red Bird Hollow (Bryce & Aaron Dessner), Sam Amidon, Lisa Hannigan, Spank Rock and Kristín Anna, plus special guests.
Opening Night Celebration ticket holders will receive access to additional MusicNOW programming throughout the weekend, which will take place at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.