Leonard Cohen Announces UK and Ireland Summer Concerts
29 May 2013
Award winning singer and song-writer Leonard Cohen has announced a further nine shows in August and September 2013.
The award winning “Hellelujah” star is already coming to the O2 in London on Friday 21st June 2013, and will be performing songs from his newest album Old Ideas; as well as favourites from the albums ‘Dear Heather’ , ‘Ten New Songs’, ‘The Future’ and many other songs from his vast repertoire of music.
Leonard Cohen concerts for his last album ‘Old Ideas’ were his most popular to date. The album soared to #2 on the UK Albums Chart, and also reached #3 on the US Billboard 200 with the first song “Going Home” certified as the one of the top songs from 2012 according to Rolling Stone magazine.
The 78 year old Canadian singer recently picked up a Juno award for Songwriter of The Year and Artist of the Year at the Juno Awards 2013, and has been riding high on success since his 12th album release last year.
Leonard Cohen Tour Dates 2013
Leonard Cohen begins his new UK and Ireland tour at Bournemouth International Centre on the end of the bank holiday, 26th August 2013, then on to Brighton for a show at the Brighton Centre on 28th August 2013, Manchester Arena on 20th August, before he continues his journey in Cardiff at the Cardiff International Area on 3rd September 2013. The tour continues with two nights at The O2 in Dublin, with the finale at The O2 Arena in London.
Leonard Cohen songs that have made him famous include “Avalanche” from Songs Of Love And Hate (1971), “Famous Blue Raincoat” from Songs Of Love And Hate (1971), “I’m Your Man” from I’m Your Man (1988), “So Long, Marianne” from Songs Of Leonard Cohen (1967), “Hey That’s No Way To Say Goodbye” from Songs Of Leonard Cohen (1967) as well as his classic hits such as “Hallelujah”.
Fans will be able to catch the Canadian multi-talented singer-songwriter on the following dates:
London, O2 Arena, Friday 21st June 2013
Bournemouth, Bournemouth International Centre, 26 Aug 2013
Brighton Centre, 28 Aug 2013
Manchester Arena, 30 Aug 2013
Cardiff International Arena, 03 Sept 2013
Leeds, First Direct Arena, 05 Sept 2013
Birmingham, LG Arena Birmingham, 08 Sept 2013
Dublin, The O2, 11 Sept 2013
Dublin, The O2, 12 Sept 2013
London, The O2 Arena, 14 Sept 2013
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