PJ Harvey
08 June 2016 - 21:30 - Turkcell Stage

Supporting Act: Low

PJ Harvey, one of the most iconic musicians of our time, will return to İstanbul for another inspirational performance at Zorlu Performing Arts Center.

Polly Jean Harvey, known to millions as PJ Harvey, started her outstanding music career in late 80's. In 1988, she joined Automatic Dlamini as a vocalist, but she wasn't a full-time musician until 1991, when she formed the eponymous bass, drums, guitar trio. The trio released two albums, including the fantastic debut "Dry" and the Mercury Prize nominated second album "Rid of Me". In 1993, she was already named as the "Best Songwriter" and "Best New Female Singer" by Rolling Stone Magazine.

Harvey, then focused on her solo career, she released her third studio album, "To Bring You My Love" featuring musicians John Parish, Mick Harvey and Jean-Marc Butty, all of whom would continue to perform and record with Harvey for the rest of her career. With her third album, Harvey gained huge international recognition and success. The album was voted as the Album of the Year by many prestigious magazines and newspapers such as Rolling Stone, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times.

Throughout her magnificent career, PJ Harvey released acclaimed albums such as "Is This Desire?", "Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea", "Uh Huh Her", "White Chalk" and "Let England Shake". She is a two time Mercury Prize winner, which makes her the only artist to have been awarded Mercury Prize more than once. She also has six Grammy nominations and eight BRIT Awards nominations. In 2013 she was awarded an MBE for her services to music.

In addition to her solo career, PJ Harvey has collaborated with great musicians such as Thom Yorke, John Parish, Nick Cave, Bjork, Tricky, Josh Homme and Mark Lanegan. She is also an occasional actress, an accomplished sculptor and a poet. In 2015 she published her first collection of poetry book, The Hollow Of The Hand.

After five long years, PJ Harvey's highly anticipated new album "The Hope Six Demolition Project" will be released on April 15.

As a musician whose live shows are as fascinating as studio albums, PJ Harvey will be performing at Zorlu Performing Arts Center on June 8th Don't miss this breathtaking live performance.

Standing - 170.00 TL Standing (Student) - 125.00 TL Seated (Limited View) - 120.00 TL Seated (Limited View) Student - 85.00 TL
Turkcell Stage

Turkcell Stage, being among the world’s limited numbered most developed performance centers with its technological equipment, provides an exclusive and delighting experience to its guests with its enriched acoustic features.

Turkcell Stage expands to a space of 1.570 m2 in total including the 350 m2 movable area, (with 36 m height, 22 m wideness and 24 m depth) 528 m2 stage and backstage. The stage, formed of 12 separate elevators, comes to the fore with its construction enabling entrance to the under stage entrances. The totally mechanic orchestra pit, also being able to be used as a downstage seating area, is situated so comfortable and huge that it can host the greatest symphony orchestras. Turkcell Stage, with a construction of two balconies and a capacity of 2.190 people, puts the best equipment at the art lovers’ disposal with its advanced technological video, sound and light systems. Zorlu PSM, directing Turkey’s art life significantly, has hosted approximately 1000 performances such as the Cats musical, The Phantom of Opera, Gerard Depardieu, Hugh Jackman, PJ Harvey, Damien Rice and about 1 million audiences since the time it was opened. Zorlu PSM, in its 3rd season with a totally new format, also built a new concert area that can be positioned as a winter concert area in İstanbul with a capacity of being able to host 3500 guests standing. The PSM has been continuing both Turkish and foreign thematic standing concerts without slowing down.