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Tour Alert: The Shins Announce Amphitheater Gigs

Plus: New dates for Bon Iver, Hospitality, Todd Snider and Mike Doughty

February 6, 2012 4:40 PM ET
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James Mercer of The Shins performs at Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco.
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The Shins
Following the release of the first single, "Simple Song," from their upcoming studio album, Port of Morrow (out March 20th), the Shins have announced a leg of U.S. tour dates beginning on April 13th in Las Vegas. This is a big move for the Shins, finally making the leap to performing in large amphitheaters.

4/13 Las Vegas, NV - Cosmopolitan - The Pool
4/22 Santa Cruz, CA - Civic Auditorium
4/23 Davis, CA - Robert Mondavi Center
4/25 Reno, NV - Grand Sierra Resort & Casino
5/25 Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheatre
5/28 Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte Garden Amphitheater
5/29 Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre
5/31 Council Bluffs, IA - Harrah's Council Bluffs
6/4 St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
6/5 Columbus, OH - LC Indoor Pavilion
6/6 Detroit, MI - Fillmore Detroit
6/8 Cleveland, OH - Masonic Auditorium
6/9 Louisville, KY - Iroquois Amphitheatre

Bon Iver
Bon Iver recently announced a string of live dates on the West Coast, following their performance over the weekend as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. The shows begin on April 12th and include performances at Coachella, the New Orleans Jazz Festival and the Sasquatch Music Festival.

4/12 Las Vegas, NV - The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel*
4/14 Indio, CA - Coachella Music and Arts Festival
4/17 Davis, CA - Freeborn Hall at U.C. Davis*
4/19 San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium*
4/21 Indio, CA - Coachella Music and Arts Festival
4/22 Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl*
4/23 Tucson, AZ - AVA Amphitheater
4/27 New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
5/27 George, WA - Sasquatch Music Festival

* with All Tiny Creatures

Hospitality
Last week Hospitality released their self-titled debut album. Now they have a nationwide tour in support. The band had a record release show this past weekend in Brooklyn, and they will continue touring through the beginning of April.

2/25 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall*
2/26 Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour*
2/29 Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern**
3/2 Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall**
3/3 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom**
3/7 New Haven, CT - BAR
3/9 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506**
3/10 Atlanta, GA - The Earl**
3/11 Orlando, FL - Orange You Glad Festival
3/14-17 Austin, TX - SXSW Music Festival
3/18 Dallas, TX - Bro Fest
3/20 Birmingham, AL - Bottletree***
3/21 Nashville, TN - High Watt at Mercy Lounge***
3/22 Asheville, NC - Emerald Lounge***
3/30 New Haven, CT - Toad's Place +
4/2 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club +
4/3 Philadelphia, PA - Trocadero +
4/5 Chicago, IL - Metro +

* with Archers of Loaf
** with Tennis
*** with The Love Language
+ with Wild Flag

Mike Doughty
Mike Doughty has decided to expand his current tour, entitled "The Book of Drugs: Concert, Reading, Q&A," in support of his new memoir, The Book of Drugs, his most recent album, Yes And Also Yes, and also his new two-disc live album, The Question Jar Show. He added dates in the Midwest and on the West Coast for March and April, sometimes even performing twice in one night.

2/6 Savannah, GA - Bay Street Theater
2/7 Orlando, FL - The Social
2/8 Tampa, FL - Inkwood Books
2/8 Tampa, FL - The Orpheum
2/10 Birmingham, AL - Workplay
2/11 New Orleans, LA - Parish
2/14 Austin, TX - Cactus Cafe
2/15 Dallas, TX - Cambridge Room
2/17 Nashville, TN - 3rd & Lindsley
2/18 Lexington, KY - Cosmic Charlie's
2/19 Cincinnati, OH - The Redmoor
2/21 Ann Arbor, MI - The Ark
2/22 Cleveland, OH - Mac's Backs
2/22 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern
2/23 Toronto, ON - The Drake
2/24 Buffalo, NY - Talking Leaves
2/24 Rochester, NY - The German House
2/25 Albany, NY - The Linda Theatre
3/3 New York, NY - City Winery
3/22 Evanston, IL - The Space
3/23 Rosemont, IL - The Montrose Room
3/24 Minneapolis, MN - Women's Club of Minneapolis
3/25 Milwaukee, WI - Shank Hall
3/27 Omaha, NE - The Waiting Room Lounge
3/28 Ames, IA - The Maintenance Shop at Iowa State University
3/29 Iowa City, IA - The Mill
3/30 Springfield, IL - Legacy Theatre
3/31 Kansas City, MO - Knuckleheads Saloon
4/1 Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
4/5 Vancouver, BC - Media Club
4/6 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
4/7 Seattle, WA - Triple Door
4/10 San Francisco, CA - Swedish American Hall
4/11 Los Angeles, CA - Bootleg Theatre
4/12 San Juan Capistrano, CA - The Coach House
4/13 San Diego, CA - Anthology
4/14 Phoenix, AZ - The Camp at Cave Creek Coffee Company
4/21 New York, NY - City Winery

Todd Snider
Also expanding his current tour is Todd Snider, whose new album, Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables, will be released on March 6th. The new album is inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, and the tour includes more than 40 dates.

2/8 Annapolis, MD - Ram's Head Tavern *
2/9 Annapolis, MD - Ram's Head Tavern *
2/10 Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theater *
2/11 Clayton, NC - Clayton Center *
3/7 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live #
3/8 New York, NY - Irving Plaza
3/9 Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
3/10 Albany, NY - Sawyer Theater/The Egg #
3/11 Ithaca, NY - The Haunt #
3/22 Santa Cruz, CA - Rio Theater
3/23 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall %
3/24 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall %
3/25 Petaluma, CA - Mystic Theatre %
3/27 San Luis Obispo, CA - SLO Brewing Co. %
3/29 Solana Beach, CA - Belly Up %
3/30 Los Angeles, CA - El Rey Theater
3/31 San Juan Capistrano, CA - The Coach House %
4/6 Bloomington, IL - Castle Theatre
4/7 Fort Wayne, IN - Don Hall’s Guesthouse
4/13 Sparks, NV - John Ascuaga’s Nugget
4/14 Sparks, NV - John Ascuaga’s Nugget
4/15 Sacramento, CA - Harlow’s Restaurant and Nightclub
4/16 Humboldt, CA - Humbrews
4/17 Bend, OR - Tower Theatre
4/18 Portland, OR - Aladdin Theater
4/19 Seattle, WA - The Triple Door
4/20 Seattle, WA - The Triple Door
4/21 Spokane, WA - A Club
4/22 Garden City, ID - Visual Arts Collective
4/24 Salt Lake City, UT - The State Room
4/25 Fort Collins, CO - Hodi’s Half Note
4/26 Boulder, CO - Boulder Theater
4/27 Denver, CO - L2
4/28 Durango, CO - The Strater
4/29 Santa Fe, NM - Sol Santa Fe
5/1 Lubbock, TX - The Blue Light
5/2 Dallas, TX - Granada Theatre
5/3 Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
5/4 Braunfels, TX - Gruene Hall
5/5 Braunfels, TX - Gruene Hall
5/18 Cherokee, TX - Cherokee Creek Music Festival
6/1 Chattanooga, TN - Track 29 **
6/2 Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium **

* with Rosi Golan
# with Ashleigh Flynn
% with David Jacobs Strain
** with Justin Townes Earle

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