[image-1]Sub Pop recording artists The Shins (natives of Albuquerque, NM) visit Charleston on Thurs. Oct. 18 for a big show at The Plex. Singer/guitarist James Mercer, drummer Jesse Sandoval, keyboardist Marty Crandall, and bassist Dave Hernandez are back on the road this fall support of their recent album Wincing the Night Away.

Tickets for the all-ages show are now available for $32.50 through www.ducatking.com (every customer must create an account; there is a 4 ticket limit per customer). Special guests Vetiver (from San Fran) and othere to be announcd) are set to open. Doors open at 8 p.m. and show time is 9 p.m.