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The Shins Map First Leg of Tour

Hitting the West Coast and Midwest, the Shins gear up to hit road.

SPIN iconBy: SPIN Staff // January 5, 2007

Darling indie dudes the Shins have announced a ten-date mini-tour across the Midwest and West Coast set to follow the release of Wincing the Night Away, the foursome’s newest album set to drop Jan. 23 on Sub Pop. Kicking off Feb. 8 at Minneapolis’ First Avenue, the two-week tour will mark the first leg of a more comprehensive effort, set to launch later this year. If the Shins don’t descend on your hometown, you can catch them on Saturday Night Live Jan. 13.

Here are the tour dates:

2/8, Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue)
2/9, Milwaukee, WI (Eagles Ballroom)
2/10, Chicago, IL (Congress Theater)
2/11, St. Louis, MO (The Pagent)
2/12, Lawrence, KS (Liberty Hall)
2/13, Lawrence, KS (Liberty Hall)
2/15, Denver, CO (Fillmore Auditorium)
2/16, Salt Lake City, UT (In the Venue)
2/20, Seattle, WA (Paramount Theater)
2/21, Portland, OR (Crystal Ballroom)

On SPIN.com:
Review: The Shins, Wincing the Night Away
Everybody’s Talking About: The Shins’ New Video

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