WATCH: The National Perform With The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Finally, a back up band worthy of The National

The National reunited in their hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, earlier this week for their first performance of 2015 at this year’s MusicNOW Festival. The band’s guitarist Bryce Dessner organizes the festival and got The National a very special backup band-The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. The amplified sound contributed to “England” and “Runaway”, resulting in another incredible performance.

The festival also included performances from Sufjan Stevens, Will Butler, Perfume Genius, and many more. Catch the full performance below: