The National are a band you should see live if you haven’t yet. Some of their songs can be downers, but they put on one of the best live shows you will ever see.

They are heading out on tour this summer and playing at Prospect Park in Brooklyn June 17th and 18th.

You have two options here,

1) Buy tickets to the show HERE

2) WIN TICKETS! By Posting this story/link to your Twitter/Facebook/Instagram with the hashtag #SendMeToTheNational for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the show for free!

Here are 6 good reasons why you would be a dummy to not try and win these tickets.


1. Mr. November is one a near perfect song.

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2. The creators of Game of Thrones used their song “The Rains of Castamere” in the memorable ending to the “Blackwater” episode.


3. Lead singer Matt Berninger screaming the end of Graceless when they played it live on Saturday Night Live a few weeks ago might have been the greatest moment on SNL this whole season. So angry!

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4. The Bloodbuzz Ohio t-shirt made for the song of the same name rules.



5. The National actually reside in Brooklyn, so this will be a hometown show of sorts.



6. They made an alternate version of their song/video Terrible Love that will make you laugh, cry, and want to join the band.

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