The Shins extend North American tour

They add more dates in October

The Shins have extended their forthcoming tour of North America, adding a whole string of dates to the stint in October.

The band will kick of the October dates on the west coast and finish up in the east with two shows at Terminal 5 in midtown Manhattan.

In the meantime, the band continue their trek which includes performances at Reading/Leeds, and the Bumbershoot and Download festivals in the US.

The dates are:

Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater (August 30)

Seattle, WA – Bumbershoot Festival (September 1)

Chicago, IL – Download Festival (2)

Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre (October 5)

Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl (6)

Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre (7)

Mesa, AZ – Mesa Amphitheater (9)

Albuquerque, NM – Popejoy Hall (University of New Mexico) (10)

Atlanta, GA – Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center (17)

Charleston, SC – The Plex (18)

Raleigh, NC – Progress Energy Center (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium) (19)

Norfolk, VA – The NorVa (20)

Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion (22)

New York, NY – Terminal Five (23, 24)

Las Vegas, NV – Sam Boyd Stadium (Vegoose Festival) (27)

Las Vegas, NV – The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel (28)

–By our New York staff.

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