It'll be the ex-Verve frontman and his acoustic guitar...

Richard Ashcroft has announced he will play a brief acoustic tour of the US during November.

The former Verve frontman, whose single ‘C’mon People (We’re Making It Now)’ charted at 21 in the UK yesterday (September 17), will play ten dates in the States and Canada, starting in Chicago on November 4 and rounding up in Vancouver on 18.

The American dates round off Ashcroft’s first large scale solo tour. He begins in Brussels this coming Wednesday (September 20) and takes in 12 European dates before six shows in Japan towards the end of October.

The US dates in full are as follows: Chicago Double Door (November 4) Detroit Magic Bag (5) Toronto Opera House (7) Boston Paradise (9) New York Bowery Ballroom (11) Philadelphia TLS (12) Washington 9.30 Club (13) Los Angeles Knitting Factory (15) San Francisco Bimbos (17) Vancouver Sonar (18)