CALIFORNIA GIRL!

The shows are next month….

PJ HARVEY is to play a short tour of the West Coast of America.

The singer, who has spent much of the summer touring European festivals, will play the intimate dates in August, in preparation of a full US tour in the autumn.

The shows are at: Solana Beach Belly Up (August 13)

Los Angeles Henry Fonda Theatre (15)

Los Angeles Knitting Factory (16-17)

San Francisco Great American Music Hall (19)

Santa Cruz Catalyst (20)

The star will follow the American dates with her first full UK and Irish tour since September 2001.

The dates are at: Dublin Olympia (September 1)

Belfast Waterfront (2)

Glasgow Carling Academy (4)

Manchester Carling Apollo (5)

Leeds University (7)

Nottingham Rock City (8)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (9)

Birmingham Carling Academy (11)

Bristol Carling Academy (12)

Brighton Dome (14)

London Carling Hammersmith Apollo (15)

For ticket availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.