Alternative Band Northern National released their debut EP, The New Age, in the fall of 2016 and have never looked back. The Dallas, TX based 4 piece has toured with acts such as Blue October, Cleopatrick, The Band CAMINO, The Unlikely Candidates and shared the stage with many more.

Their first EP, The New Age, featured 5 indie-rock gems, including their debut single, Love is Fire, and their heartfelt love song Dallas which caught the attention of Spotify. Love is Fire was featured on Spotify's Discover Weekly playlist and charted on Spotify's Viral 50 worldwide. Music curators such as Topsify, Filtr, and even Coca-Cola, have also featured the song on their playlists. Since the release of The New Age, Northern National's songs have been streamed over 3 million times and counting. You might have even heard them while watching TBS or MTV.

After getting off tour with Blue October in 2017, the hit the studio with producer Dwight Baker (Missio, Blue October, Kelly Clarkson) and finished their second EP “D.A.R.K.” The first single Slow Down released in 2018, and was featured on multiple Spotify Editorial Playlists including New Noise, Alternative Generation, & Feelgood Indie, charted in the Viral 50, and is climbing in streams daily - recently reaching 950,000.

In 2019, Northern National has released multiple singles, which started with “Not All Family Is Blood”. NAFIB was featured by Taco Bell, BMI, Alternative Addiction, and more. In July of 2019 they released their second single “Half-Hearted Love”, which has been featured by BMI, Indiemono, and multiple other Spotify playlists. Their third single “Happy Disasters” is set to release on August 18th.

Currently Northern National is touring regionally supporting and headlining different markets. Catch Northern National at a city near you soon.


Ones To Watch - "Northern National has delivered a refreshing spin on today’s alternative rock, and it looks like the scope of their innovation won’t end here. The smooth, powerful vocals layered over chill beats and intricate guitar riffs make their music undeniably catching."

Wolf in a Suit - "Texas be loud and be proud because we are the home of Northern National and the guys are bringing the fire back to the music scene in the state."

listen to our music below

Happy disasters (releases august 16, 2019)


Half-Hearted Love



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D.A.R.K. - EP

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the new age - ep

Moneyblind - single

Played alongside

Blue October | cleopatrick | The Unlikely Candidates | The Band Camino | Andy Grammer | Misterwives | Hozier | The Dirty Heads | Dinosaur Pile-Up | MAGIC! | Echosmith | Mat Kearney | Atlas Genius | JohnnySwim | The Gin Blossoms | The Band Perry  | The Spill Canvas | Jamestown Revival | Paradise Fears | & More



Born Music- "Northern National show no signs of slowing down."

Grunge Cake- “Slow Down” is an anthemic record about standing up tall for a lover. It’s motivational."

Alex The Blogger - "Northern National is at their best with “Slow Down”."

The Dutch Guy - "Texan indie pop-rockers show they’re far from slowing down!"

The New Nine - "The song is the perfect intro into their new sound."

York Calling - "An alternative band from the United States who are sure to be storming the charts soon.

Blondie & The Beat - "The haunting backup vocals and consistent hit of a drum make this stand out."




Ones To Watch - "It’s big, its powerful, and it demands to be listened to." 

Earmilk- "The love-laden track also takes on an engulfing form with the lead's commanding vocal that shows purely undeniable passion."

Wolf in a Suit - "Texas be loud and be proud because we are the home of Northern National and the guys are bringing the fire back to the music scene in the state."

Heart Eyes Magazine- "An unforgettable track that is going to be a crowd favorite and a standout."

Ear To The Ground - "This has all the makings of a hit. Catchy as hell, “Slow Down” blends indie electro with stadium sized rock, and it works masterfully."

Bill CS Music - "“Slow Down” would fit perfectly into either mainstream or alternative rock radio."

The Revue - "Northern National have all the potential elements needed for a breakout from their Dallas roots and reaching a worldwide audience."


Music videos

Not All Family Is Blood



TOUR dates


The Crew