Last month, for Record Store Day, the National released an exclusive vinyl edition of Boxer (Live in Brussels), an album of live performances from their 2007 album Boxer. Now the band has announced plans to release the live album on CD and digitally on July 13. Boxer (Live in Brussels) was captured on November 9, 2017 as part of a ten-year anniversary show for the original album at in the titular Belgium city. It is available for pre-order on the 4AD website.
Most recently, the National announced their two-day fest in Queens, New York, titled “There’s No Leaving New York.” It’ll take place the last weekend of September and feature Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Future Islands, Cat Power, Cigarettes After Sex, Phoebe Bridgers, U.S. Girls, Bully, and Adia Victoria.