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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.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will first canvas Europe beginning in mid-August and running through early October. The North American leg gets underway Oct. 31 in Austin, TX, first working its way to the West Coast and then the East. The 21-city outing, which includes several Canadian stops, wraps up Nov. 20 in Brooklyn, NY.

Tickets for the Canadian shows go on sale May 11, while U.S. performances become available May 18.

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Cohen unveiled "Old Ideas," his 12th studio effort, in January via Columbia Records. The album, which follows 2004's "Dear Heather," peaked at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 and at the top of several European album charts.

In 2010, Cohen was awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in celebration of his five-decade career.

 tour dates and tickets

August 2012
12 - Ghent, Belgium - St. Peters Square
14, 15 - Ghent, Belgium - St. Peters Square
17, 18 - Ghent, Belgium - St. Peters Square
21, 22 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Olympic Stadion
25 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Rosenborg Castle
26 - Aalborg, Denmark - Molleparken
28 - Bergen, Norway - Bergenhus Festning-Koengen
29 - Halden, Norway - Fredriksten Festning
31 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Tradgardsforeningen

September 2012
2 - Helsinki, Finland - Sonera Stadium
5 - Berlin, Germany - Waldbuhne
6 - Monchengladbach, Germany - Monchengladbach HockeyPark
8 - Kent, United Kingdom - Hop Farm
11, 12, 14 - Dublin, Ireland - Imma
24 - Verona, Italy - Verona Arena
28, 30 - Paris, France - Olympia

October 2012
3 - Barcelona, Spain - St. Jordi
5 - Madrid, Spain - Palais Desportes
7 - Lisbon, Portugal - Pavilhao Atlantico
31 - Austin, TX - Bass Concert Hall

November 2012
3 - Denver, CO - 1stBank Center
5 - Los Angeles, CA - Nokia Theatre
7 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion
9 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena
11 - Portland, OR - Rose Garden
12 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Rogers Arena
16 - Calgary, Alberta - Scotiabank Saddledome
18 - Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place
20 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Credit Union Centre
23 - Chicago, IL - Akoo Theatre
26 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
28 - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre

December 2012
2 - Quebec City, Quebec - Colisee Pepsi
4 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
7 - Ottawa, Ontario - Scotiabank Place
11 - London, Ontario - John Labatt Centre
13 - Kingston, Ontario - K-Rock Centre
15 - Boston, MA - The Wang Theatre
18 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
20 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center

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