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Leonard Cohen comes to the first direct arena!

17 Jun 2013
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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 for the Thursday 5 September show are on sale now.


With a career spanning six decades and sell out shows around the world, the writer, poet, troubadour and hugely influential artist continues to prove that the hunger to see him is undiminished.  Since returning to the stage in 2008 after a 15-year hiatus, Cohen has lost nothing in his years off the road and his shows have quickly been recognised as musical history.


Cohen is arguably the greatest singer songwriter of modern times.  At his induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, he was recognised by Lou Reed as “without question one of the most important and influential songwriters of our time, a figure whose body of work achieves greater mystery and depth as time goes one.”


Don’t miss the magnetic and inimitable Leonard Cohen when he comes to the first direct arena. His emotive, poignant and legendary concerts are not to be missed, coupled with the amazing acoustics of the first direct arena, Cohen fans are in for a very special experience in September.