The National’s Homecoming Festival will return to Cincinnati on September 15-16 for the first time since its inaugural edition in 2018.

This year’s festival will be held at the ICON Festival Stage at Smale Park and will see the band perform two unique set lists each night. The festival sports one of the most consistently great lineups of any American festival we have seen this year, including Patti Smith & Her Band, Pavement, Weyes Blood, The Walkmen, Snail Mail, Julia Jacklin and more.

Speaking on the festival, the band adds:

When we launched Homecoming in 2018, we were overwhelmed by the response from the community and by our renewed sense of connection to our hometown. It was such an exciting, memorable weekend and we’ve long hoped to bring it back. We’re honored to return to Cincinnati five years later and be joined by so many of our favorite musicians and friends.

Single-day, weekend and VIP passes will be on sale Friday, May 19 at 10 am ET.

Find the full two-day lineup posted below.


The National

Patti Smith & Her Band

The Walkmen

Arooj Aftab

Bartees Strange




The National


Weyes Blood

Snail Mail

Julia Jacklin

The Drin

Leo Pastel

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