Leonard Cohen playing Beacon Theater February 19th

Music News | Jan 13th, 2009

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Performance At New York City S Beacon Theatre On February 19th Brings Cohen s Highly Celebrated International Tour To U.S.

January 13, 2009, New York , NY For the first time since 1993, Leonard Cohen will perform in the U.S. on February 19th at The Beacon Theatre in New York City . For one night at the 2,800 seat venue Leonard Cohen will perform the show that earned more than 80 five-star reviews during his fall 2008 UK and European tour. Tickets will go on-sale beginning Friday, January 16th at 9:00 AM.

The poet, singer/songwriter and novelist s intense and complex explorations of interpersonal, romantic and political themes have resulted in a life s work that has impacted countless contemporary recording artists and writers.

Throughout 2008, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee s return to live performance in Canada and Europe has been met with extraordinary and unanimous accolades. Cohen is currently performing limited engagements in Australia and New Zealand.

A unique, soul-stirring event, surely destined to be remembered as one of the great shows of the year – Manchester Evening News June, 2008

To hear him sing is still an experience to truly make young women and romantics shiver and sweat spectacularly good Independent, London , UK June, 2008

An extraordinary night of music – Daily Telegraph, London , UK November, 2008

Leonard Cohen is special and this concert, all two and a half hours of it, was unforgettable – Daily Express June, 2008

Quite simply Leonard Cohen s voice is a force of supernature. BBC 6, June, 2008

Tickets will be available via Ticketmaster.com, Beacontheatre.com and charge-by-phone at (866) 858-0008 beginning on Friday, January 16th at 9:00 AM. If tickets remain, they will be available for purchase beginning Saturday, January, 17th at Madison Square Garden and Radio City Box offices. Tickets for patrons with disabilities may also be purchased by calling (212) 465-6085. Event time and date are subject to change.