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Leonard Cohen announces 2012 tour dates

Leonard Cohen announces 2012 tour dates

Leonard Cohen has revealed that he will be touring his latest album, 'Old Ideas', later in the year.

Cohen will play shows in Europe and then North America in the autumn, but so far only the European dates have been revealed, reports Rolling Stone. As yet, no plans for UK shows have been announced.

The European leg of the tour kicks off on August 12 in Ghent, Belgium before shows in Ireland, France, Italy, Denmark and Spain, finishing up on October 7 in Lisbon, Portugal. The tour includes two shows at Dublin's Imma on September 11 and 12.

Leonard Cohen released 'Old Ideas' in January of this year. It followed 2004's 'Dear Heather', and is his 12th studio album since 1967.

Leonard Cohen will play:

Ghent St. Peter's Square (August 12, 14)
Copenhagen Rosenborg Castle (25)
Aalborg Molleparken (26)
Bergen Bergenhus Festning-Koengen (28)
Gothenberg Tradgardsforeningen (31)
Helsinki Sonera Stadium (September 2)
Berlin Wuhlheide (5)
Monchengladbach Hockey Field (6)
Dublin Imma (11, 12)
Verona Arena (25)
Paris Olympia (28, 29, 30)
Barcelona St. Jordi (October 3)
Madrid Palais Desportes (5)
Lisbon Pavilhao Atlantico (7)


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