Entertainment behind the scenes
Leonard Cohen returning to U.S. tour circuit in fall
Hallelujah, indeed. Leonard Cohen, in all his sartorial splendor, will kick off the second and final leg of his North American tour in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on Oct. 17.
Cohen is currently on tour in Europe, with dates on tap through Sept. 21 in Barcelona. He has been on the road since May last year, forced out of retirement after a former manager made off with his life savings.
The first North American leg, marking his first Stateside tour in 15 years, ran for two months through early June, and was one of the hottest tickets in town.
Here are the dates:
Sat, Oct 17 — Ft. Lauderdale (BankAtlantic Center)
Mon, Oct 19 — Tampa (St. Pete Times Forum)
Tue, Oct 20 — Atlanta (Fox Theatre)
Thu, Oct 22 — Philadelphia (Wachovia Spectrum)
Fri, Oct 23 — New York City (Madison Square Garden)
Sun, Oct 25 — Cleveland (Allen Theatre)
Tue, Oct 27 — Columbus (Palace Theatre)
Thu, Oct 29 — Chicago (Rosemont Theatre)
Sun, Nov 1 — Asheville, N.C. (Thomas Wolfe Auditorium)
Tue, Nov 3 — Durham, N.C. (Durham Performing Arts Center)
Thu, Nov 5 — Nashville (Tennessee Performing Arts Center (Andrew Jackson Hall)
Sat, Nov 7 — St. Louis (Fox Theatre)
Mon, Nov 9 — Kansas City (The Midland by AMC)
Thu, Nov 12 — Las Vegas (The Colosseum at Caesars Palace)
Fri, Nov 13 — San Jose (HP Pavilion)