Featured Image: The National (Photo credit Graham MacIndoe)
Bethlehem, PA–GRAMMY award-winning Indie act The National will rock Musikfest when it takes to the Wind Creek Steel Stage July 31, 7 p.m. Tickets for the show are $34-$69 and go on sale starting today to ArtsQuest Members, and Feb. 21, 10 a.m., to the public at www.musikfest.org and 610-332-3378. For more exclusive ticket access and advance purchase opportunities, become an ArtsQuest Circle donor today.
The National consists of Matt Berninger (vocals) fronting two pairs of brothers – Aaron (guitar, bass, piano) and Bryce Dessner (guitar, piano) – and Scott (bass, guitar) and Bryan Devendorf (drums).
The National has received several awards and nominations for its work including a GRAMMY for Best Alternative Music Album for 2017’s Sleep Well Beast. Four of its albums were included in the 2013 NME 500 greatest albums of all time, while NME and Pitchfork Media both dubbed the group’s 2005 album Alligator as a top album of the 2000s.
Named the top Music Festival in North America by USA TODAY’s 10Best, Musikfest features more than 500 performances – the vast majority free to attend – on 17 stages throughout Bethlehem over 10 days. Other acts announced for Musikfest include Shinedown Aug. 4, Willie Nelson Aug. 5, Poison Aug. 7 and Darius Rucker Aug. 8. Dates for the 37th edition of the festival are July 31-Aug. 9. For more information, visit www.musikfest.org.
Information provided to TVL by:
Mark Demko, ArtsQuest