The National have announced a world tour in support of their new album taking in two dates at Manchester’s O2 Apollo.

At the same time as announcing the Manchester gigs, The National revealed details of their seventh studio album.  Titled Sleep Well Beast, the album will be released on 8 September.

Sleep Well Beast was produced by Aaron Dessner with co-production by Bryce Dessner and Matt Berninger.  The album was mixed by Peter Katis and recorded at Aaron Dessner’s Hudson Valley, New York studio, Long Pond.

Where and when will The National play in Manchester?

The National play two dates at Manchester’s O2 Apollo, on 22 and 23 September 2017 as a part of their world tour which includes 11 UK and Ireland gigs.  The UK and Ireland dates:
16 September   –   Cork, Cork Opera House
17 September   –   Dublin, Vicar Street
18 September   –   Dublin, Vicar Street
20 September   –   Edinburgh, Usher Hall
21 September   –   Edinburgh, Usher Hall
22 September   –   Manchester, O2 Apollo
23 September   –   Manchester, O2 Apollo
25 September   –   London, Hammersmith Apollo
26 September   –   London, Hammersmith Apollo
27 September   –   London, Hammersmith Apollo
28 September   –   London, Hammersmith Apollo

When do tickets go on sale for The National at The Apollo, Manchester?

Tickets for The National at Manchester Apollo go on presale on Monday 15 May with general sale starting on Friday 19 May.  Presale code is available by pre-ordering Sleep Well Beast before 10am BST on Sunday 14 May.