Formed in 1999, the Ohio-raised, Brooklyn-based band consists of vocalist Matt Berninger plus two pairs of brothers: Aaron Dessner (guitar, bass, piano) and Bryce Dessner (guitar), and Scott Devendorf (bass, guitar) and Bryan Devendorf (drums).
The National return to Canada
The National are thrilled to join forces with The War On Drugs and Lucius for the Zen Diagram Tour this fall! The 19-date run kicks off on Thursday, September 12 in Gilford, NH at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, with stops in New York, Toronto (September 20th – Budweiser Stage), Montreal (Place Bell – September 19th), Chicago, Vancouver (Rogers Arena –…
David Letterman and Matt Berninger In Conversation
The National were asked to perform on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert for David Letterman’s first time back in the storied Ed Sullivan Theatre after his final show in 2015, marking one of the most memorable TV moments in 2023. A relationship between the band and the storied late night host had been blossoming…
David Letterman Has Fallen In Love With The National
David Letterman returned to the Ed Sullivan Theatre on Nov 20th for the first time since retiring from the hosting chair. For his homecoming Letterman hand picked The National to be the musical guest for the night. The band, who were in the midst of a world tour, dropped everything to return to the legendary…