PJ Harvey Begins U.S. Tour

U.K. rock act PJ Harvey has begun lining up dates for a fall North American tour, beginning Oct. 1 in Minneapolis. Ten shows are set, with more to be added. Tickets for some shows begin going on sale today (Sept. 9); visit the Polly Jean Harvey-led band’s official Web site for full details.

The group is touring in support of its latest Island album, “Uh Huh Her,” which debuted in June at No. 29 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 102,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set was recently among the nominees for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize, which will be handed out Nov. 10 in Los Angeles.

Here are PJ Harvey’s tour dates:

Sept. 9: Cambridge, England (Corn Exchange)

Sept. 11: Birmingham, England (Carling Birmingham Academy)

Sept. 12: Bristol, England (Carling Bristol Academy)

Sept. 14: Brighton, England (the Dome)

Sept. 15: London (Carling Apollo Hammersmith)

Oct. 1: Minneapolis (First Avenue)

Oct. 2: Chicago (Riviera)

Oct. 3: Indianapolis (Vogue)

Oct. 6: New York (Hammerstein Ballroom)

Oct. 9: Boston (Avalon)

Oct. 10: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)

Oct. 11: Providence, R.I. (Lupo’s)

Oct. 13: Washington, D.C. (9:30 Club)

Oct. 14: Detroit (State Theatre)

Oct. 15: Toronto (Phoenix)

Source billboard.com.

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