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Leonard Cohen - 2008 Tour Dates (via Billboard)
June 6-7: Toronto (Sony Centre)
June 14: Dublin (IMMA)
June 17-20: Manchester, England (Manchester International Festival)
June 23-26: Montreal (Place des Arts)
June 29: Glastonbury, England (Glastonbury Festival)
July 1: Oslo (Aliset Stadium)
July 3: Helsingborg, Sweden (Open Air)
July 5: Copenhagen (Rosenborg Castle)
July 6: Arhuus, Denmark (Raadhus Parken)
July 8: Montreux, Switzerland (Jazz Festival)
July 9: Lyon, France (Lyon Festival)
July 10: Bruges, Belgium (Cactus)
July 12: Amsterdam (Westerdam)
July 16: Edinburgh (Castle)
July 17: London (O2 Arena)
July 19: Lisbon (Passeio Maritimo)
July 20: Bennicasim, Spain (Bennicasim Festival)
July 22: Nice, France (Jazz Festival)
July 25: Lorrach, Germany (Stimmen De Welt)
July 27: Lucca, Italy (Summer Festival)
July 29: Athens (Lykabettus Theatre)
Aug. 3: Ledbury, England (Big Chill)
Aug. 5-6: Istanbul (Arena)
Aug. 10: Prague (Castle)
Aug. 12: Budapest (Sziget)
Aug. 14-15: Girona, Spain (Cap Roig)
Aug. 28-29: Vienna (Opera House)

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Comments (33)

those tom waits tour dates are two years old...

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 1:14 PM

those tom waits dates/venues are from the 2006 tour. you got me all excited for nothing.

Posted by logan | March 11, 2008 1:15 PM

lolz 2funny

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 1:16 PM

montreal is close enough

Posted by burp! | March 11, 2008 1:18 PM

yeah, that is bullshit. I was already planning flights for tom waits. could this be taken down please before more people get excited for nothing?

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 1:23 PM

i have it on good authority tom waits will add the house of blues in cleveland on the same night as the akron show.

Posted by javier buchananeversonia | March 11, 2008 1:23 PM

Yeah BV my man ya fucked up on the Tom Waits news. He is 100% touring this summer but the dates have just not been announced yet. Very shortly they are coming.
As for Leonard Cohen these are only a partial list of dates. He is going to be announcing tour dates of the United States soon. They are going to be in May as far as I know.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 1:24 PM

embarrassing -- sorry!

Someone sent me the news. In my SXSW rushing, I stupidly didn't notice that it wasn't actually current. I think P4K's RSS feed sending out old pages as new ones may be also related to the confusion.

sorry! updated.

Posted by brooklynvegan | March 11, 2008 1:30 PM

Waits is touring? This is the best news I have heard since Tom did his mini tour on Mule Variations. I've kicked myself for not attending and I won't make that mistake again.
I thank the lucky stars that I will be in Montreal during the Cohen tour.
Any idea on how to get tickets for Canadian shows? ticketmaster?

Posted by Janie A Go-Go | March 11, 2008 1:35 PM

Waits and Cohen are both touring the United States this year. Patience kids patience. Good things come to those who wait.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 1:40 PM

"holy shit, that's the best news i've ever heard" (c) donnie darko's friend

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 1:40 PM

HEY Lenerd. come to america and we can play wii? Also; you can write my girlfrien a song to come back home and stop fucking everyguy that comes into the Quizno where she works!!1!

Posted by Taco Time For Mom & Dad | March 11, 2008 1:43 PM

i once got busy in a quiznos bathroom

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 1:47 PM

bitties in the quiznos lounge / all they do is beg and scrooounge

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 1:50 PM

I too got busy in a quiznos bathroom but it had nothing to do with sex....

Posted by Sammy | March 11, 2008 2:18 PM

In BV's defense, when I first heard that Waits was touring last week, I did a search and came up with the same result. The Pitchfork story was labeled as new. Then I realized those were the old dates because I flew down to Nashville for one of them.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 2:21 PM

Leonard will share the Glastonbury Festival bill with fellow geezer Neil Diamond.Even though Neil is not a rock n roll hall of fame inductee after 45 years of hits,I would bet that 'Brother Love' Neil and his signature epiphone guitar and 9 piece band will rock more then folk-rock legend Cohen.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 2:40 PM

It's amazing how much that RNR hall of fame photo looks to the I'm Your Man album photo.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 2:50 PM

Great... thanks for playing one date in the US, Lenny. Oh... nevermind

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 2:56 PM

anybody have a link to Cohen's acceptance speech last night?

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 2:59 PM

us dates are TBA...douche

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 2:59 PM

i just love leonard cohen
tuam co. galway

Posted by chris | March 11, 2008 3:08 PM

Anyone hear Howard Stern raggin' on Cohen this am? Pretty funny stuff. The audio of Lou Reed's introduction did sound mind-numbingly boring.

Posted by treece | March 11, 2008 4:45 PM

You can catch Cohen's acceptance speech on VHI Classics (they're re-showing the broadcast form last night). He said a few words recited Tower of Song.

Posted by Siobhan | March 11, 2008 5:34 PM

leonard cohen is the coolest jewish zen buddhist beatnik canadian folkie in the world.

get his '10 New Songs' album and marvel at the beat grooviness of this ancient crooning bard of hip.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2008 5:45 PM

too fucking expaaaaaansive! (between 120-260 canadian dollars)
no thank you

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2008 1:37 AM

where's the U>S> dates, Cohen, you ungrateful old fuck.

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2008 2:09 AM

tix are almost sold out in Montreal. and they ain't cheap. just paid 350 bucks (canadian, I guess) for 2.

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2008 4:11 PM

i heard he's seriously in need of money. something about his manager or something fucking him out of all his cash. whatever--cohen has always deserved more credit than he's gotten.

Posted by Anonymous | March 16, 2008 3:02 PM

I'm still waiting for Mr Cohen to announce his American dates!!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 17, 2008 5:38 PM

How can anyone speak such crap about the greatest poet of our time,saw him in dublin,what a guy,can't stop thinking about him,total respect,hope i'm half as cool at 73!!!!

Posted by anon | July 29, 2008 12:39 PM

Blame Canada.

also, WGAF?

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2008 12:50 PM

sounds like a plan to see Leonard Cohen he is a foundation to the tapestry that adds to the joy of the beautiful loosers of this life m

Posted by m | May 2, 2009 1:41 PM

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