Festivals The National to play Ypsigrock 2019

The National to play Ypsigrock 2019

The band will headline next year’s edition of the Sicilian festival.

More festival news! This time, it’s the Italians who are sharing their early announcements - next year’s edition of Ypsigrock Festival will play host to The National.

That’s right: Matt Berninger and co. will be heading to the wonderful surroundings of Castelbueno in Sicily next August, for the 23rd edition of the fest.

Their performance at Ypsigrock will follow on from their slots at BST in London’s Hyde Park and a headline slot at All Together Now In Ireland.

The 2019 edition of the festival take place from 9th to 11th August and weekend tickets are on sale now.

Earlier this year, the likes of The Jesus & Mary Chain, The Horrors, Shame, Aurora and Confidence Man all played at the event - read our full review here.

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