The Shins Book North American Tour

The Shins have announced their first tour in two years. The run of North American shows includes appearances at clubs and festival headlining sets at Outside Lands in San Francisco and Popped! in Philadelphia. Frontman James Mercer has assembled a new lineup for the tour consisting of bassist Yuuki Matthews, guitarist Jessica Dobson, keyboardist Richard Swift and drummer Joe Plummer.

The band have also revealed that their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length will be released next year on Aural Apothecary/Columbia Records. The new album will be The Shins’ first since 2007’s ‘Wincing the Night Away.’

Tour Dates:

08/08 – Eugene, OR (US) – WOW Hall
08/09 – Bend, OR (US) – The Domino Room
08/10 – Portland, OR (US) – The Doug Fir Lounge
08/12 – San Francisco, CA (US) – Outside Lands Festival
09/22 – Toronto, ON (CA) – Phoenix Concert Theatre
09/23 – Philadelphia, PA (US) – Popped! Festival
09/24 – Boston, MA (US) – Paradise Rock Club
10/15 – Pensacola, FL (US) – DeLuna Festival