The ex-Velvet Underground legend hits the road once more...

JOHN CALE has announced details of a small tour of the UK and IRELAND for February.

The Velvet Underground founder will open his tour with a show with BJ Cole at the London Queen Elizabeth Hall on February 13, before playing four more shows later in the month.

Cale will play: London QEH (February 13)

Dublin Vicar Street (14)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (15)

Exeter Phoenix Theatre (16)

Warwick Arts Centre (18)

Tickets for London and Exeter cost #19.50, while for Cambridge and Warwick they are #17.50. It is anticipated that a new John Cale album will be released in 2001.