Activate! presents:

Tonight at 5pm, I’ll continue my local venue series by featuring one of the bigger stages in RVA – The National. I was surprised by the list of incredible bands that have appeared there since 2008 and a few of them left me wondering why I missed that show!

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Playlist:

    Time: May 20 - 1:00:31 pm
  • No Pier Pressure

    Brian Wilson, “Whatever Happened”

    from No Pier Pressure

    Capitol Records - 2015

    The National; Oct. 22; 2015

  • Time: May 20 - 1:06:12 pm
  • Love Stuff

    Elle King, “Under the Influence”

    from Love Stuff

    RCA - 2015

    The National; April 20; 2019 and November 30; 2015

  • Time: May 20 - 1:08:24 pm
  • The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

    Lauryn Hill, “Final Hour”

    from The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

    Ruffhouse/Columbia - 1998

    The National; May 10; 2016

  • Time: May 20 - 1:09:52 pm
  • Shuggie's Boogie: Shuggie Otis Plays the Blues

    Shuggie Otis, “Bootie Cooler”

    from Shuggie's Boogie: Shuggie Otis Plays the Blues

    Epic - 1994

    The National; October 8; 2013

  • Time: May 20 - 1:14:57 pm
  • 100 Days, 100 Nights

    Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, “Keep On Looking”

    from 100 Days, 100 Nights

    Daptone Records - 2007

    The National; December 11; 2009

  • Time: May 20 - 1:19:19 pm
  • American Band

    Drive-By Truckers, “Surrender Under Protest”

    from American Band

    ATO Records - 2016

    The National; February 9; 2019 and March 15; 2014

  • Time: May 20 - 1:23:29 pm
  • Burgers

    Hot Tuna, “Highway Song”

    from Burgers

    Rhino - 1972

    The National; December 1; 2015

  • Time: May 20 - 1:26:25 pm
  • Straight to Hell

    Hank Williams III, “Pills I Took”

    from Straight to Hell

    Bruc Records - 2006

    The National; November 13; 2011 and September 4; 2010

  • Time: May 20 - 1:29:15 pm
  • NYC Man

    Lou Reed, “Perfect Day”

    from NYC Man

    Arista/BMG Heritage - 2003

    The National; April 26; 2008

  • Time: May 20 - 1:35:59 pm
  • As Long As You Are

    Future Islands, “For Sure”

    from As Long As You Are

    4AD - 2020

    The National; September 5; 2017

  • Time: May 20 - 1:39:20 pm
  • Digital Ash in a Digital Urn

    Bright Eyes, “Take It Easy (Love Nothing)”

    from Digital Ash in a Digital Urn

    Saddle Creek Records - 2005

    The National; March 6; 2011

  • Time: May 20 - 1:42:43 pm
  • MASSEDUCTION

    St. Vincent, “Hang On Me”

    from MASSEDUCTION

    Concord Loma Vista - 2017

    The National; May 23; 2018

  • Time: May 20 - 1:45:27 pm
  • Denali

    Denali, “You File”

    from Denali

    Jade Tree - 2002

    The National; July 5; 2008

  • Time: May 20 - 1:50:49 pm
  • Hot Rats

    Frank Zappa, “Peaches En Regalia”

    from Hot Rats

    Frank Zappa Catalog - 1969

    Dweezil Zappa presents An Evening With Hot Rats & Other Hot Stuff at The National; September 15; 2019 and (as Zappa Plays Zappa) February 7; 2013

  • Time: May 20 - 1:54:16 pm
  • New Traditionalists

    Devo, “Through Being Cool”

    from New Traditionalists

    Warner Records - 1981

    The National; July 30; 2010

  • Time: May 20 - 1:58:14 pm
  • The Essential Joe Satriani

    Joe Satriani, “Cool #9”

    from The Essential Joe Satriani

    Epic/Legacy - 2012

    The National; March 24; 2016

  • Time: May 20 - 2:01:57 pm
  • Poptone

    Poptone, “No Big Deal”

    from Poptone

    Cleopatra Records - 2018

    Playing songs by Bauhaus; Love and Rockets; and Tones On Tail at The National; Aug. 12; 2017

  • Time: May 20 - 2:08:23 pm
  • Conditions of My Parole

    Puscifer, “Oceans”

    from Conditions of My Parole

    Puscifer Entertainment - 2011

    The National; April 18; 2016 and June 18; 2012

  • Time: May 20 - 2:13:03 pm
  • Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea

    PJ Harvey, “This Is Love”

    from Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea

    Universal-Island Records Ltd. - 2000

    The National; April 22; 2017

  • Time: May 20 - 2:16:10 pm
  • Pork Soda

    Primus, “My Name Is Mud”

    from Pork Soda

    Interscope - 1993

    The National; October 25; 2017 and September 26; 2011

  • Time: May 20 - 2:20:27 pm
  • The Sadies, “Flash”

    from Best of The Sadies

    Bloodshot - 2018

    The National; March 17; 2019

  • Time: May 20 - 2:25:47 pm
  • Embryonic

    The Flaming Lips, “Convinced of the Hex”

    from Embryonic

    Warner Records - 2009

    The National; March 10; 2018 and May 15; 2011

  • Time: May 20 - 2:29:41 pm
  • Ritual de lo Habitual

    Jane's Addiction, “Stop”

    from Ritual de lo Habitual

    Rhino/Warner Bros. - 1990

    The National; March 9; 2012

  • Time: May 20 - 2:33:51 pm
  • Wallpaper Music

    Cheap Time, “Another Time”

    from Wallpaper Music

    In The Red - 2012

    The National; June 7; 2013

  • Time: May 20 - 2:36:22 pm
  • If

    Mindless Self Indulgence, “Lights Out”

    from If

    The End Records - 2008

    The National; August 28; 2008

  • Time: May 20 - 2:40:19 pm
  • Mr. Beast

    Mogwai, “Glasgow Mega-Snake”

    from Mr. Beast

    [PIAS] Recordings Catalogue - 2006

    The National; September 16; 2008

  • Time: May 20 - 2:43:50 pm
  • Beyond

    Dinosaur Jr, “Almost Ready”

    from Beyond

    Fat Possum Records - 2007

    The National; Oct. 8; 2017

  • Time: May 20 - 2:47:08 pm
  • White Pony

    Deftones, “Elite”

    from White Pony

    Maverick - 2000

    The National; September 1; 2010

  • Time: May 20 - 2:51:15 pm
  • Asylum, “Dumb”

    from Live on WRIR October 22, 2015

    WRIR - 2015

    The National; July 19; 2019

  • Time: May 20 - 2:56:28 pm
  • Pleasures of the Flesh

    Exodus, “Faster Than You'll Ever Live to Be”

    from Pleasures of the Flesh

    Legacy Recordings - 1987

    The National; March 9; 2018

    Activate!    May 20th, 2021

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