In 2018, should-be Rock Hall members The National launched Homecoming Pageant, their very own occasion in Cincinnati, Ohio. Of that installment, Uproxx’s Steven Hyden wrote, “Homecoming is the most recent instance of what’s change into a burgeoning development of artist-curated festivals. Just like Justin Vernon’s Eaux Claires, […] Homecoming is an artisanal various to big-time company festivals, with their interchangeable lineups and more and more impersonal experiences. A competition like Homecoming, in the meantime, feels smaller, extra livable (particularly with regards to strains for drinks and loos), and pushed by the personalities of the collaborating artists.”
The band has but to revive the occasion since then, however now they’re lastly able to: Homecoming is returning to Cincinnati this fall, on September 15 and 16.
Apart from The National themselves, the lineup additionally options Patti Smith And Her Band, Pavement, The Walkmen, Weyes Blood, Arooj Aftab, Snail Mail, Bartees Unusual, Julia Jacklin, The Drin, Carriers, Leo Pastel, and Ballard.
The Nationwide mentioned in a press release, “Once we launched Homecoming in 2018, we have been overwhelmed by the response from the group and by our renewed sense of connection to our hometown. It was such an thrilling, memorable weekend and we’ve lengthy hoped to carry it again. We’re honored to return to Cincinnati 5 years later and be joined by so a lot of our favourite musicians and buddies.”
Tickets go on sale on Might 19 at 10 a.m. ET. Discover extra info here.