Editor’s note: This article was originally published January 23, 2014
Internationally acclaimed mope rockers and 2013 ACL Fest artist the National has booked a two-night stand at ACL Live on Mon., April 21 and Tues. April 22.
The band’s latest "Trouble Will Find Me" is up for a Grammy for Best Alternative Album at the 2014 Grammy Awards this Sunday. Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. They will most likely sell out quickly. —Deborah Sengupta-Stith
The complete list of tickets set to go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.:Pickwick at the Belmont (Feb. 11)Protest the Hero at Red 7 (March 22)Lettuce at Emo’s (April 3)White Denim at Stubb’s (April 3)Sevendust at Emo’s (April 6)S. Carey, White Hinterland at Holy Mountain (April 7)Baths at the Mohawk (April 17)The National, Warpaint at ACL Live (April 21-22)Manchester Orchestra at Emo’s (April 22)Laura Mvula at the Parish (April 22)Tycho at the Parish (May 1)Tokyo Police Club at Emo’s (May 5)Wake Owl at Stubb’s (May 17)
On the comedy scene: The Moontower Comedy Festival — scheduled for April 23-26 this year — announced its first wave of performers earlier this week, and badges are on sale now at moontowercomedyfestival.com. Want to see "Parks & Recreation" star Aziz Ansari perform at Bass Concert Hall as part of the fest on April 18? Tickets go on sale for that event on Friday morning at 10 a.m. for $42.