.

Leonard Cohen Wrapping World Tour in December

Singer-songwriter announces four U.S. dates, after which he'll head into the studio

September 8, 2010 4:42 PM ET

Leonard Cohen will finally finish the world tour he started in 2008, after 15 years spent semi-retired, with four December gigs. The shows, kicking off December 4th in Honolulu, will be the singer-songwriter's first in the U.S. since last November. Cohen's fan club members will be able to buy tickets starting on September 24th, with sales to the public beginning the next day. After the shows Cohen will begin work on the follow-up to his 2004 album Dear Heather.
 
Read Rolling Stone's review of Leonard Cohen's Beacon Theatre performance, his first U.S. gig since 1993.
 
New Tour Dates
December 4: Honolulu, HI @ Blaisdell Concert Hall
December 8: Portland, OR @ Rose Garden Theater Of The Clouds
December 10: Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
December 11: Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Wake Up Everybody”

John Legend and the Roots | 2010

A Number One record by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes in 1976 (a McFadden- and Whitehead-penned classic sung by Teddy Pendergrass) inspired the title and lead single from Wake Up!, John Legend's tribute album to message music. The more familiar strains of "Wake Up Everybody" also fit his agenda. "It basically sums up, in a very concise way, all the things we were thinking about when we were putting this record together in that it's about justice, doing the right thing and coming together to make the world a better place," he said. Vocalists Common and Melanie Fiona assist Legend on this mission to connect.

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com