THE NATIONAL CONFIRM MAY 15 PERFORMANCE AT BAM (BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC) TO BENEFIT
THE RED HOT ORGANIZATION; LEGENDARY FILMMAKERS D.A. PENNEBAKER AND CHRIS HEGEDUS TO DIRECT LIVE
WEBCAST OF CONCERT, PRESENTED BY ZYNC FROM AMERICAN EXPRESS
The National have confirmed
a special hometown performance for May 15 at BAM (The Brooklyn Academy of Music). The concert comes just days
after the May 11 release of their anticipated new album High Violet (4AD). All ticket proceeds will
benefit Red Hot, a leading international organization dedicated to fighting AIDS through pop culture.
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The concert, presented by ZYNC from American Express, will also stream as a live webcast directed by acclaimed
filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker (Dont Look Back, Monterey Pop) and Chris Hegedus (the Oscar-
nominated The War Room the upcoming Kings of Pastry). This will be the first live concert webcast
directed by Pennebaker and Hegedus, and the event will be preceded by a short film from the award-winning
The National has a lengthy history with Red Hot, having raised over $1 million for the organization through its
Dark Was The Night album and concert, and other initiatives.
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