LOS ANGELES, CA Thursday Mar.22.2007 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- The Shins are taking part in MTVU's 2007 Campus Invasion Music Festival, set to take place this April in Austin, Atlanta, and Philadelphia.

The festival has teamed up with the Save Darfur Coalition to raise awareness of genocide in the region.

Other acts set to perform at the festival include Dashboard Confessional, Rick Ross, Gym Class Heroes, the Rapture, Rich Boy, Kidz in the Hall, Fabolous, K-Os and Kenna.

Some unknown bands will also be making an appearance during the course of the three-day event. Eclipse Fusion will be sponsoring a Battle of the Bands contest for all 3 Campus Invasion dates. Winning artists will be announced on March 29th.

For more information, log on to www.MTVU.com

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