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Leonard Cohen comes to the first direct arena!

The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter and musician Leonard Cohen will be coming to the first direct arena this September as part of a UK tour. His show is another date added to the SMG operated venue’s opening season. Tickets are on sale now.

Posted on: 17 June 2013
The Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to Leeds!

One of the most authentic tribute acts in the world, The Australian Pink Floyd Show will be coming to the first direct arena next year as part of their new Set The Controls… tour. The tour will draw heavily from the iconic The Dark Side Of The Moon, Wish You Were Here and The Division Bell albums but will also feature an element that will allow the audience to choose the material that the band plays in certain sections of the show. Tickets are on sale now.

Posted on: 16 June 2013