Everyone’s favorite literate and melancholy rockers, The National, have a new album coming out on May 21st (Trouble Will Find Me).  As such they’re making a live trek through the United States and Europe with hipster kids the Dirty Projectors.  But, just in case those weren’t close enough to where you live, the band has announced a large expansion of their tour.

Check out the full dates below, courtesy of The AV Club.  The band will additionally be joined—along with the aforementioned Dirty Projectors—by such bands as Youth Lagoon, People Get Ready, Daughter, Frightened Rabbit, and Local Natives.

The National tour 2013
May 16—State Theater—Ithaca, New York &
May 26—Boston Calling Festival—Boston, Massachusetts
June 4—Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel—Providence, Rhode Island &
June 5—Barclays Center—Brooklyn, New York *
June 6—Merriweather Post Pavilion—Columbia, Maryland^
June 7—Mann Center For The Performing Arts—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania^
June 8—The National—Richmond, Virginia
June 10—Red Hat Amphitheatre—Raleigh, North Carolina^
June 11—Stage AE—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania^
June 13—Lachine Canal—Montreal, Quebec
June 14—Yonge Dundas Square—Toronto, Ontario
June 15—LC Pavilion—Columbus, Ohio #
June 16—Bonnaroo—Manchester, Tennessee
June 21-22—Hurricane Festival—Scheessel, Germany
June 21-22—Southside Festival—Neuhausen Ob Eck, Germany
June 23—Vodafone Istanbul Calling—Istanbul, Turkey
June 25—Cirque Royal—Brussels, Belgium
June 28—Live At The Marquee—Cork, Ireland
June 30—Parco Della Musica—Rome, Italy
July 1—City Sound Festival—Milan, Italy
July 2—Salata—Zagreb, Croatia
July 4—Rock Werchter Festival—Werchter, Belgium
July 5-7—Roskilde Festival—Roskilde, Denmark
July 14—Bunbury Festival—Cincinnati, Ohio
July 27—Splendour In The Grass—Byron Bay, Australia
Aug. 3—Lollapalooza—Chicago, Illinois
Aug. 4—Murat Theater—Indianapolis, Indiana %
Aug. 5—Riverside Theater—Milwaukee, Wisconsin %
Aug. 6—Roy Wilkins Auditorium—St. Paul, Minnesota %
Aug. 9—Outside Lands Festival—San Francisco, California
Aug. 10—Greek Theatre—Los Angeles, California %
Aug. 11—Hollywood Forever Cemetery—Los Angeles, California %
Sept. 7—Loufest—St. Louis, Missouri
Sept. 8—Ryman Auditorium—Nashville, Tennessee $
Sept. 9—Cobb Energy Center—Atlanta, Georgia $
Sept. 11—The Fillmore Charlotte—Charlotte, North Carolina $
Sept. 12—Thomas Wolfe Auditorium—Asheville, North Carolina $
Sept. 13—Iroquois Amphitheater—Louisville, Kentucky $
Sept. 15—Orpheum Theater—Madison, Wisconsin $
Sept. 17—Red Rocks—Morrison, Colorado #
Sept. 20—Paramount Theater—Seattle, Washington $
Sept. 21—Edgefield Winery—Portland, Oregon $
Sept. 22—PNE Amphitheatre—Vancouver, British Columbia $
Oct. 31—Ice Hall—Helsinki, Finland
Nov. 2—Forum—Copenhagen, Denmark
Nov. 4—Max Schmelling Halle—Berlin, Germany
Nov. 5—Mitsubishi Electric Hall—Dusseldorf, Germany
Nov. 6—Rockhal—Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Nov. 7—Heineken Music Hall—Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nov. 9—Odyssey Arena—Belfast, Northern Ireland
Nov. 10—O2 Arena—Dublin, Ireland
Nov. 11-12—O2 Apollo Manchester—Manchester, England
Nov. 13-14—Alexandra Palace—London, England
Nov. 18—Le Zenith—Paris, France
Nov. 20—Palacio Vistalegre—Madrid, Spain
Nov. 21—Pavilhao Atlantico—Lisbon, Portugal

* with Youth Lagoon
^ with Dirty Projectors
& with People Get Ready
% with Daughter
$ with Frightened Rabbit
# with Local Natives

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Source:  The AV Club