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Announce 2014 North American Dates, 'I Need My Girl' Covers Contest

21st January 2014
Announce 2014 North American Dates, 'I Need My Girl' Covers Contest Photo by Deirdre O'Callaghan

Ahead of The GRAMMYS this weekend, where the band have been nominated for Best Alternative Album, The National have announced a string of North American tour dates set to take place in April 2014, whilst they'll also perform two songs on CBS This Morning on 25th January.  

The band will be featured as part of the show’s ‘Saturday Sessions’ in a profile piece followed by two performances.  Check local listings for exact times.  Furthermore, the band have announced a contest around forthcoming single 'I Need My Girl'.  Beginning on 1st February, fans of The National have a chance to be featured by the band by submitting videos of a cover of the band’s latest single, 'I Need My Girl'.  Via this entry page, fans can submit videos of themselves covering the track to be featured on The National's website:

1 )Each day between 1st and 14th February, a new fan video will be featured on americanmary.com.
2) On February 14th, Valentine's Day, a winner from all of the submissions will be selected.
3) That winner will receive a $500 AMEX gift certificate (i.e. take your loved one out for dinner).

New North American live dates below:

April
9th - Massey Hall, Toronto, ON [Tickets]*
10th - Massey Hall, Toronto, ON [Tickets]*
11th - Massey Hall, Toronto, ON [Tickets]*
12th - Van Nord Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 
15th - Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL [Tickets]*
16th - Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL [Tickets]*
21st - Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater, Austin, TX [Tickets]^
22nd - Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater, Austin, TX [Tickets]^
26th - Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA [Tickets]" 

* w/ Daughter
^ w/ Warpaint 
" w/ Portugal The Man 

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