News featuring Leonard Cohen

The following news stories mention Leonard Cohen. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 173 hours ago.

’15 Jun 30 Tue

Tuesday 30th June

  • Barb Jungr Transformed the Music of Nina Simone, Bob Dylan, and Leonard Cohen for City of London

    Two superb and dynamic Barb Jungr shows, both revisiting the work of three of her favourite artists, were among the highlights of this year’s City of London Festival.

    Taking place at various venues around the financial centre of the capital, the City of London Festival (22nd June to 10th July) offers a diverse programme of events, encompassing walks and talks, classical concerts, comedy, and cabaret. Among the highlights of this year’s programme were two shows by Barb Jungr that proved characteristically dynamic, rich, and revelatory. In the company of her regular musicians, Simon Wallace (keyboard) and Davide Mantovani (double bass), with whom she…

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Friday 12th June

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Tuesday 2nd June

  • Montreal Jazz Fest Announces Free Outdoor Programming

    The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal had already announced its indoor programming for 2015. Now, the event has expanded its lineup by confirming the acts who will be performing free outdoor shows during the festival's run from June 26 to July 5. There are a number of sites for free performances, with the main TD Stage located at the Place des Festivals, and other stages found throughout the city. Artists who will appear include Beirut, the Barr Brothers, Sondre Lerche, the Franklin Electric, Adam Cohen (Leonard Cohen's son), Emmanuel Jar, the Souljazz Orchestra, Paul...

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

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Monday 18th May

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Tuesday 12th May

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Sunday 10th May

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Wednesday 6th May

  • JiHAE, 'It Just Feels'

    This ode to orgasm was written by Leonard Cohen and Dave Stewart years ago. It's now given new life by singer JiHAE.

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  • Leonard Cohen: 10 of the best

    From his 1967 debut album to last year’s Popular Problems, here’s the pick of the great man’s career. Think we’ve missed out on something great? Let us know in the comments

    Too clever for his own good, and certainly far too clever for anybody else’s: that was the sniffy verdict on Leonard Cohen’s brief stint as a highfalutin novelist. He was already an acclaimed poet, but his first piece of long-form fiction, 1963’s The Favourite Game, made little impact. And 1966’s follow-up Beautiful Losers was both puzzling, with its complex symbolism, and shocking, with its lewd depictions of grubby sex. Songs, though, made all the difference. His debut LP, Songs of Leonard Cohen, reinvented him as a devilish bard whose modern hymns of love, lust, faith and betrayal had far more life than they’d ever have as just ink on a page. Suzanne was first published as a poem in…

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’15 Apr 29 Wed

Wednesday 29th April

  • Marissa Nadler – “Carnival”

    Marissa Nadler released Sacred Bones debut, July, back in 2014, but she’s kept busy since then by contributing to compilation records and covering well-known classics by likeminded artists. Last July it was Leonard Cohen’s “Seems So Long Ago, Nancy,” and at the beginning of the year, Nadler contributed a cover of Jason Molina’s “It’s Easier […]

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Tuesday 21st April

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