The star set to premiere new material at the event...

PJ HARVEY has announced she will play at V2003.

The star, who has been out in Australia on the Big Day Out tour, and is currently in the US recording with various members of Queens Of The Stone Age, will play on the Main Stage at Stafford (August 16) and Chelmsford (17). [a][/a] are also rumoured to be playing at the event.

These shows will form part of a tour of Europe throughout August, after which Harvey will be heading off into the studio to begin work on the follow-up to 2000’s Mercury Music Prize-winning ‘Stories From The City, Stories from The Sea’.

More festival dates will be announced shortly.