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PJ Harvey announces Royal Albert Hall date (2011)

PJ Harvey

Story by Jack Foley

PJ HARVEY is set to play London’s Royal Albert Hall on October 30.

Tickets for the show go on sale on Friday, August 12 and are available from all the usual outlets.

This will be PJ Harvey’s first appearance at this historic venue, following shows in Glasgow and Manchester next month, and further recently announced European dates.

Harvey will be playing material from her Mercury nominated album Let England Shake, with a live band, including Mick Harvey, John Parish and Jean-Marc Butty.

The Mercury nomination for Let England Shake is Harvey’s fourth nomination, and marks 10 years since she became the first female to win the Mercury Music Prize in 2001.

Full tour dates for October are (all 2011):

October:
21 – Sweden, Stockholm – Filadelfia Church
24 – Norway, Oslo, Sentrum Scene
25 – Norway, Oslo, Sentrum Scene
27 – Czech Republic, Prague, Lucerna (Main Hall)
30 – England, London, Royal Albert Hall