The Shins are currently six dates into their huge North American tour in support of their recently released fifth studio album, Heartworms. The rock group has now added three additional shows onto their busy tour schedule with stops at The NorVa in Norfolk, VA on May 16, The National in Richmond, VA on May 17 and the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland in Kansas City, MO on June 1.
So far James Mercer and company have been playing between 18 to 21 songs per night, with older favorites including “Sleeping Lessons,” “New Slang,” “Caring Is Creepy” and “Simple Song” finding their way into the setlist every night. New songs from Heartworms that have been making their live debut so far on this tour include “Fantasy Island,” “Painting a Hole,” “Cherry Hearts,” “Mildenhall” and “Half a Million.”
The band also stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday to perform “Name For You.” Their performance on the late night show can be watched in the video below.
For full details on The Shins' entire North American tour, click here.