The Shins announce more tour dates (playing Tower Theatre in May), new album is streaming, played SNL (video)

The Shins new album Port of Morrow, their first since 2007′s Wincing the Night Away, will be out next Tuesday and is now streaming in full via iTunes. This past weekend, the group performed on SNL (video below) and they’ll be touring the U.S. in support of the album beginning in April. They’ve just added some dates to their touring schedule, including a stop in Philly and a three-night stand at Terminal 5 in New York. The Philly stop comes on May 3rd at the Tower Theatre; tickets will go on sale this Saturday at 10 A.M. through Live Nation.

Below, check out two new songs as performed on SNL and the band’s current tour dates.


The Shins 2012 Tour Dates
03/22 – HMV Forum – London, UK
03/23 – HMV Forum – London, UK
03/25 – Melkweg – Holland, Amsterdam
03/26 – Bataclan – Paris, France
03/28 – Huxleyy’s – Berlin, Germany
03/30 – Berns Salonger – Stockholm, Sweden
04/13 – Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
04/14 – Coachella – Indio, CA
04/17 – Neal S Blaisdell Concert Hall – Honolulu, HI
04/18 – Castle Theatre at Maui Arts & Cultural Center – Maui, HI
04/21 – Cocachella – Indio, CA
04/22 – Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium – Santa Cruz, CA
04/23 – Robert Mondavi Center – Davis, CA
04/25 – Grand Sierra Resort and Casion – Reno, NV
04/28 – Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
04/29 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY
04/30 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY
05/01 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY
05/03 – Tower Theatre – Upper Darby, PA
05/25 – Les Schwab Amphitheatre – Bend, OR
05/26 – Sasquatch – George, WA
05/28 – Red Butte Garden Amphitheater – Salt Lake City, UT
05/29 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO
05/31 – Harrah’s Council Bluffs – Council Bluffs, IA
06/01 – The Brick – Minneapolis, MN
06/02 – Livestrong Sporting Park – Kansas City, KS
06/04 – The Pageant – St. Louis, MO
06/05 – LG Indoor Pavilion – Columbus OH
06/06 – The Fillmore – Detroit, MI
06/08 – Masonic Auditorium – Cleveland, OH
06/09 – Iroquois Amphitheatre – Louisville, KY
06/10 – Bonnaroo – Manchester, TN
08/04 – Molson Amphitheatre – Toronto, ON *

* – opening for The Black Keys

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