The National & The War on Drugs | Merriweather Post Pavilion | 9/16


Merriweather Post Pavilion

The National and The War on Drugs: Zen Diagram Tour 2024

When: September 16th, 2024 | 6:45pm

Where: Merriweather Post Pavilion | 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044

About: The National is a critically acclaimed indie rock band known for their melancholic yet cathartic music, characterized by Matt Berninger's deep baritone vocals and introspective lyrics. Formed in Cincinnati in 1999, the band has evolved to blend elements of alternative rock, post-punk, and Americana, crafting a distinct sound that resonates with themes of existentialism, relationships, and urban life. Their discography includes standout albums like 'High Violet' and 'Sleep Well Beast,' showcasing their ability to evoke profound emotions through their atmospheric compositions.

The War on Drugs is a Philadelphia-based band that combines heartland rock influences with ambient textures and expansive soundscapes. Led by Adam Granduciel, the band emerged in the mid-2000s, gaining recognition for their dynamic blend of classic rock melodies, dreamy guitar riffs, and introspective lyrics. Their music often explores themes of nostalgia, introspection, and the American experience, resonating with audiences through albums like 'Lost in the Dream' and 'A Deeper Understanding,' which highlight their penchant for crafting sprawling, evocative sonic landscapes.

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