Bat For Lashes maps debut US tour

Brighton act heads out to support ‘Fur and Gold’

Bat For Lashes is gearing up for her very first US tour, kicking off July 23 in New Jersey.

The act aka Natasha Khan who was today unveiled as a contender for the 2007 Mercury Music Prize for her debut ‘Fur And Gold’, will play a short tour of just six dates including a stop at New York’s Knitting Factory on July 24.

The multi-instrumentalist has been receiving rave reviews for the album, released in the US on July 31, and will be joined by three further musicians for her live shows.

The dates are:

Hoboken, NJ Maxwells (July 23)

New York, NY Knitting Factory (25)

Chicago, IL Schuba’s Tavern (27)

Minneapolis, MN 7th St. Entry (28)

San Francisco, CA Café du Nord (30)

Los Angeles, CA Spaceland (31

–By our New York staff.

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