All Points East festival just added even more support acts for The National’s headline show

An absolutely huge day of tunes

All Points East have confirmed even more incredible support acts for The National on Saturday June 2.

The ten day Victoria Park festival, which runs from May 25 – June 3, will feature headline performances from LCD Soundsystem, Nick Cave and Bjork.

Warming up for The National’s only UK show of 2018 will be Cat Power, Public Service Broadcasting, Amber Run, Broken Social Scene, Spoon, This is the Kit and Rostam. 


The new additions join Warpaint, Future Islands, The War on Drugs and The Districts, who were announced in October, for the Saturday event.

In a statement, Public Service Broadcasting said: “We can’t wait for this show – we all love The National and have been fans for over a decade now – and what an honour to join such an incredible lineup. See you in June!”

The National’s show forms part of the APE Presents… series, held over the second weekend of the festival. Get tickets here.

In November, The National covered their support act Cat Power’s ‘Maybe Not’ for a Spotify Studios session.


Next month, The National will go up against the likes of Wolf Alice and Lorde to win Best Album at the VO5 NME Awards.

Their 2017 record ‘Sleep Well Beast’ got four stars from NME, and was described as an album in which the band “stray outside the previously clearly defined lines of what The National sound is.”