Legendary singer/songwriter/poet Leonard Cohen has left audiences spellbound night after night on his "Old Ideas World Tour." His breathtaking, three-hour-plus performances feature a career-spanning set of deep album tracks and hit songs from his latest chart topping release, Old Ideas - all given unique renditions by Cohen and his expert backing band. The final North American leg of the tour kicked off earlier this month and will come to a close in Canada on April 28.
This must-see concert tour of the year has earned overwhelming praise from fans & critics alike, as well as some of the best reviews of the iconic performer's lengthy career:
The second leg of Cohen's current tour kicked off in Oakland, CA on March 2nd and includes several Canadian dates as well as two encore performances in New York City (the first of which is completely sold out); an encore performance in Chicago; and dates in Miami, Tampa, Atlanta, Milwaukee, and more. The tour will also visit a number of cities where Cohen will be performing for the very first time, including New Orleans, Memphis and Louisville.
Promoted by AEG Live and presented in Canada by CBCMUSIC.CA, the tour celebrates Cohen's highly acclaimed twelfth studio album, Old Ideas, which debuted at #1 across the globe to make it the highest charting album of his career. Tickets for upcoming tour dates are on sale now. For updated tour information visit www.LeonardCohen.com.
Cohen's current band features Sharon Robinson and the Webb Sisters (background vocals), Roscoe Beck (musical director & bass), Neil Larsen (keyboards, Hammond B3, accordion), Mitch Watkins (guitar), Javier Mas (bandurria, laud, archilaud, 12-string acoustic guitar), Rafael Gayol (drums, percussion), Alexandru Bublitchi (violin).
Leonard Cohen's "Old Ideas World Tour" - Remaining North American Dates
March 20, 2013, Miami, FL, James L. Knight Center
March 22, 2013, Atlanta, GA, Fox Theatre
March 24, 2013, Memphis, TN, Orpheum Theatre
March 28, 2013, New Orleans, LA, Mahalia Jackson Theater
March 30, 2013, Louisville, KY, Palace Theatre
April 2, 2013, Wallingford, CT, Toyota Oakdale Theatre
April 6, 2013, New York, NY, Radio City Music Hall
April 7, 2013, New York, NY, Radio City Music Hall
April 9, 2013, Hamilton, ON, Copps Coliseum
April 13, 2013, Halifax, NS, Halifax Metro Centre
April 15, 2013, Saint John, NB, Harbour Station
April 17, 2013, Moncton, NB, Moncton Coliseum
April 20, 2013, St. John's, NL, Mile One Centre
April 21, 2013, St. John's, NL, Mile One Centre
April 26, 2013, Winnipeg, MB, MTS Centre
April 28, 2013, Regina, SK, Brandt Centre