Cat Power announces UK shows for October

The singer-songwriter is set to return to the UK for shows in London and Manchester

Cat Power will play three UK shows next month.

The singer-songwriter (real name Chan Marshall) will return to the British isles for two shows at St John-at-Hackney Church in London, as well as one night at the Albert Hall in Manchester.

The shows are Marshall’s first in the UK since 2014. Tickets go on sale Friday (September 11) at 9am.

Cat Power will play the following dates:

Manchester Albert Hall (October 27)
London St John-at-Hackney Church (28-29)

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Marshall is set to narrate a forthcoming documentary about Janis Joplin. Titled Janis, the feature-length documentary from Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg will premiere at the Venice Film Festival this month (September).

As part of her narration, Marshall will read letters Joplin wrote to her friends and lovers. “This has been a labour of love, and I cannot wait to share Janis’ unique, intimate story with the world. Chan Marshall has delivered a beautiful, introspective voice of Janis’ by reading her letters,” Berg said in a press release.

Cat Power released her most recent album ‘Sun’ in 2012.