The cult artist goes on a mid-sized venue jaunt...

NICK CAVE has announced details of a US tour.

Joining the artist on the mid-sized venue jaunt will be Dirty Three members Warren Ellis on violin and Jim White on drums, and Susan Stenger from band, Big Bottom on bass.

The full tour will stop at:

New Orleans Orpheum Theatre (March 21)

Chicago Park West (22 & 23)

Los Angeles Wilthern Theatre (25)

San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts (26 & 27)

Denver Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre (28)

Seattle Paramount Theatre (29)

New York City Town Hall (31)

It is also rumoured Cave will appear on US television programme ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’ on March 19.

Meanwhile Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds release a single ‘As I Sat Sadly By Her Side’ on March 19, with album ‘No More Shall We Part’, following on April 2.

Details of a UK summer tour in support of the release will be announced shortly.