The Shins add UK dates

As well as ATP, there are other shows

The Shins are to precede their appearance at the forthcoming All Tomorrow’s Parties festival with a couple of UK shows.

As already revealed on NME.COM, the US indie band are to headline the United States of ATP bash on May 21. But before that there will be shows at London’s KOKO (May 17) and Nottingham Rescue Rooms (21).

The band are currently working on their third album, the follow-up to 2004’s ‘Chutes Too Narrow’. It’s expected to be released later this year.

Among the acts joining The Shins at ATP are New Pornographers, The Decemberists, Clinic and Dungen.