Thursday, March 13, 2008
Leonard Cohen Tour dates
Leonard Cohen, inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of fame on Monday night announced the first stage of his world tour. At least I hope it's only the first stage of the tour, since USA dates are noticeably missing.
6-7 - Toronto, Ontario - Sony Centre
14-15 - Dublin, Ireland - IMMA
17-20 - Manchester, England - Manchester International Festival
23-25 - Montreal, Quebec - Place des Arts
29 - Glastonbury, England - Glastonbury Festival
1 - Oslo, Norway - Bislett Stadium
3 - Helsingborg, Sweden - Open Air
5 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Rosenborg Castle
6 - Arhuus, Denmark - Raadhus Parken
8 - Montreux, Switzerland - Jazz Festival
9 - Lyon, France - Les Nuits de Fourviere
10 - Bruges, Belgium - Bruges Festival
12 - Amsterdam - Westerpark
16 - Edinburgh, Scotland - Edinburgh Castle
17 - London, England - O2 Arena
19 - Lisbon, Portugal - Passeio Maritimo
20 - Benicassim, Spain - Benicassim Festival
22 - Nice, France - Cimiez Park
25 - Lorrach, Germany - Stimmen Der Welt
27 - Lucca, Italy - Lucca Summer Festival
29 - Athens, Greece - Lykabettus Theatre
3 - Ledbury, England - Big Chill Festival
5-6 - Istanbul, Turkey - Arena
10 - Prague, Czech Republic - Castle
12 - Budapest, Hungary - Sziget Festival
14-15 - Girona, Spain - Cap Roig
28-29 - Vienna, Austria - Opera House
His band will be
Roscoe Beck on bass and guitar
Neil Larsen on keys, accordion and brass
Javier Mas on acoustic guitar, oud and strings
Christine Wu on violin, viola, cello and keys
Rafael Gayol on drums
Dino Soldo on keys, saxophone, wind instruments and viola.
All this and a new studio album announced before the end of the year.
A great year to be a Leonard Cohen fan.
Just so long as there are USA dates.
Updated 3-17-2008 Canadian Dates.
Info from Paste, the greatest music magazine you aren't reading.