James Mercer of The Shins

James Mercer of The Shins

The Shins Announce Splendour Sideshows

by Andrew Tijs on April 23, 2012

in Live,News

Portland pop-folkies The Shins announce their Australian sideshows following their Splendour slot.

James Mercer of The Shins

James Mercer of The Shins

The Shins have lain fallow for a time, but they’re back, led once again by James Mercer, with new album Port Of Morrow.

After being announced for mega-fest Splendour In The Grass, the band have booked their fifth set of Australian dates, bringing with them brilliant locals Husky.

Tickets for the two shows go on sale at 11am next Monday 30 April from Ticketmaster for Melbourne and Ticketek for Sydney.

Check out our chat with Husky below the tourdates, including a beautiful acoustic performance of their new single ‘The Woods’.

The Shins Australian Tour 2012
Monday 23 July – Festival Hall, Melbourne
Wednesday 25 July – Hordern Pavillion, Sydney

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