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Leonard Cohen routes more "Old Ideas" shows

Canadian singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen has added a second leg to his "Old Ideas World Tour," which will canvas North America into the spring.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike Canadian singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen has added a second leg to his "Old Ideas World Tour," which will canvas North America into the spring.

Leonard Cohen brings "Old Ideas" to North America

Canadian singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen has added a North American leg to his "Old Ideas World Tour" behind the January release of the same name. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Canadian singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen has added a North American leg to his "Old Ideas World Tour" behind the January release of the same name.

Album: Leonard Cohen, "Old Ideas" (Columbia)

Leonard Cohen is old, older than the Canadian prairies and mountains and fruited plains that spawned him. Older than the "contemporaries" who profited from his skills in the '60s and then again in the '70s. Not quite as old as Capt. Kirk, but older than Sulu. Old enough that when he titles an album "Old Idea," it means he's probably taunting you. Leonard Cohen is old, older than the Canadian prairies and mountains and fruited plains that spawned him.

Leonard Cohen cancels Honolulu show, adds two in the West

The bad news: Leonard Cohen has canceled a planned gig at Honolulu's Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall, citing "prohibitive and insurmountable logistical issues." The good: He's added dates in Oakland, CA, and Vancouver, British Columbia. // Tour dates at SoundSpike The bad news: Leonard Cohen has canceled a planned gig at Honolulu's Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall, citing "prohibitive and insurmountable logistical issues." The good: He's added dates in Oakland, CA, and Vancouver, British Columbia.

Leonard Cohen to wrap up marathon tour, begin recording

Legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen -- who launched his current tour in February of 2009 -- will wrap up the outing with four just-announced U.S. performances. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen -- who launched his current tour in February of 2009 -- will wrap up the outing with four just-announced U.S. performances.

New releases, Aug. 31: Leonard Cohen, Disturbed, Heart, Richard Thompson

Long before he dreamed up "Hallelujah" or lived a Zen lifestyle, Leonard Cohen was a cult figure known for detailing the loves and lives of tortured souls. He did little touring, as folkies such as Judy Collins and Tom Rush were the central keepers of the flame prior to the arrival of Jennifer Warnes and Jeff Buckley. Long before he dreamed up "Hallelujah" or lived a Zen lifestyle, Leonard Cohen was a cult figure known for detailing the loves and lives of tortured souls. He did little touring, as folkies such as Judy Collins and Tom Rush were the central keepers of the flame prior to the arrival of Jennifer Warnes and Jeff Buckley.

Live Review: Leonard Cohen in San Jose, CA

San Francisco Bay Area residents should count their blessings; not every metropolitan area was rewarded with two stops on Leonard Cohen's tour.

Leonard Cohen collapses on stage

Leonard Cohen fainted on stage while performing Friday (9/18) night at Valencia Luis Puig Velodromo in Spain. His band immediately stopped playing and rushed to the side of the 75-year-old Canadian performer.
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