The Shins’ James Mercer to play elementary school benefit

Stephen Malkmus also on bill for Portland school show

The ShinsJames Mercer has been lined up to perform at the 18th annual Buckman Art Show And Sell, which will take place April 11 at Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School in Portland, OR.

The singer will perform solo at the ‘Buckman Bash’ which will benefit the arts program at the school.

Stephen Malkmus will also perform at the event, which is part of a two-day art show featuring the work of more than 100 Pacific Northwest artists selling everything from paintings and sculptures to ceramics, jewelry, fashions, photography and toys.

For more information on the art show and event go to

–By our New York staff.

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