Leonard Cohen News

Debut Album From Tim Kingsbury of Arcade Fire 'Sam Patch' Out 2/17Debut Album From Tim Kingsbury of Arcade Fire 'Sam Patch' Out 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Tim Kingsbury of Arcade Fire has unveiled his new project Sam Patch, confirming the February 17, 2017 release of its debut album Yeah You, And I on Dep Records preceded by first single “St. Sebastian.” (more...)

Leopold and His Fiction Release New Single Waves (Golden) TodayLeopold and His Fiction Release New Single Waves (Golden) Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Austin-based Leopold and His Fiction have released their latest single “Waves (Golden)” via Allmusic. Allmusic praises its 'hard-edged, stomping psychedelic garage sound, with some Motown energy mixed in for good measure.' (more...)

Centaur Theatre Sets 20th Annual Wildside Theatre Festival LineupCentaur Theatre Sets 20th Annual Wildside Theatre Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

For its 20th anniversary, Centaur Theatre's Wildside Festival, running from January 5 to 15, 2017, presents one of its most eclectic line-ups for the 'hottest two weeks in winter'! Seven stimulating shows packed with humanity, humour and music, explore themes of female, cultural, and sexual identity, family relationships, journalistic responsibility, the search for authenticity and marginalization.   (more...)

Blake Shelton, Pentatonix & More Set for NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALYBlake Shelton, Pentatonix & More Set for NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

NBC will celebrate the new year with NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY, set for Saturday, Dec. 31 and live from Times Square in New York (more...)

Sony/ATV SIgns Alan Walker to Worldwide DealSony/ATV SIgns Alan Walker to Worldwide Deal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed Norwegian DJ, songwriter, recording artist and producer Alan Walker to a worldwide deal. (more...)

Geoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery ChicagoGeoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Geoff Tate, 90's R&B artist Jon B, Russian crossover artist Emin, Academy of Country Music award-winner Jack Ingram and more. (more...)

NYC Saxist Adam Schneit Releases Debut 'Light Shines In' TodayNYC Saxist Adam Schneit Releases Debut 'Light Shines In' Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

When considering titles for his debut album, Light Shines In, on Fresh Sound New Talent Records, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Adam Schneit was reminded of the chorus from his favorite Leonard Cohen song, “Anthem”: (more...)

Voiceworks Studio and the Percussion Department Present 'Rhythm & Jingle' at the CIT Cork School of MusicVoiceworks Studio and the Percussion Department Present 'Rhythm & Jingle' at the CIT Cork School of Music
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

If you want to get into the Christmas spirit, - and help raise funds for the CUH charity, then don't miss 'Rhythm and Jingle' at the Cork School of Music on Sunday 11th December at 2pm. The concert features the combined talents of Voiceworks Studio and the CSM's Percussion Department students. (more...)

Lincoln Center Remembers Leonard Cohen With Outdoor GatheringLincoln Center Remembers Leonard Cohen With Outdoor Gathering
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

On Monday, December 5, from 12 to 4 pm., Lincoln Center invites the public to celebrate Leonard Cohen, the beloved singer-songwriter who died on November 7, 2016, at an informal gathering outside on Hearst Plaza.   (more...)

Candlebox, Stephen Lynch, Josh Ritter & More On-Sale at City Winery ChicagoCandlebox, Stephen Lynch, Josh Ritter & More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an intimate acoustic duo performance by '90s Seattle rock & roll band Candlebox, comedian, musician and Tony Award-nominated actor Stephen Lynch, contemporary folk artist Josh Ritter andmore. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, December 1, at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Pentatonix, The Roots & More Added to NBC's CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTERPentatonix, The Roots & More Added to NBC's CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER
by TV News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Roots, Anthony Hamilton & the HamilTones and Pentatonix will join NBC's star-studded special CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER," set to air live from Rockefeller Center in New York on Wednesday, Nov. 30 (8-9 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Italian Pianist Stefano Bollani Performs HALLELUJAH at TSO PerformanceSTAGE TUBE: Italian Pianist Stefano Bollani Performs HALLELUJAH at TSO Performance
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2016

Italian pianist Stefano Bollani made his TSO début last week, performing Ravel's Piano Concerto in G. (more...)

Irish Arts Center Adds Second Night of 'Christine Tobin Sings Leonard Cohen'Irish Arts Center Adds Second Night of 'Christine Tobin Sings Leonard Cohen'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

On December 8 & 9, Irish Arts Center will present Christine Tobin Sings Leonard Cohen. For this two-night event, multi-award winning Irish jazz and world music singer Christine Tobin, whom The Guardian has praised as having a "24 karat voice," will perform songs from her album A Thousand Kisses Deep (Trail Belle Records 2014), her salute to singer, songwriter, and poet Leonard Cohen. (more...)

Roger McGuinn to Headline Pete Fornatale Memorial Concert at LandmarkRoger McGuinn to Headline Pete Fornatale Memorial Concert at Landmark
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Landmark on Main Street is proud to present Roger McGuinn in the Pete Fornatale Memorial Concert at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater, Port Washington on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (more...)

Benjamin Clementine to Headline Carnegie Hall Next SpringBenjamin Clementine to Headline Carnegie Hall Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Benjamin Clementine, the acclaimed British singer, songwriter and pianist, will headline Carnegie Hall on April 13, 2017. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/8/2016 - 11/15/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 11/8/2016 - 11/15/2016
by - Nov 15, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/8/2016 - 11/15/2016. (more...)

The Extra Ordinary Becomes the Extraordinary in the Magical Realism Cabaret AVANT-GUARDEDThe Extra Ordinary Becomes the Extraordinary in the Magical Realism Cabaret AVANT-GUARDED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Fugly dresses. Dancing duck people. A clown made out of processed meat. Could any of this be real? Add a singing saw and a dark folk soundtrack and you've got Avant-Guarded, a cabaret for misfits and daydreamers. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/12-11/13/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/12-11/13/2016
by - Nov 13, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, November 13, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Moving SNL Cold OpenSTAGE TUBE: Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Moving SNL Cold Open
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2016

After weeks of vicious debate-based cold opens, SNL opened November 12th's episode with a moving rendition of Hallelujah, performed by Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton in tribute to the late Leonard Cohen.  (more...)


by Alix Cohen - Nov 12, 2016

Hirschfeld might draw Judy Collins as a halo of white hair, doe eyes, and a long black line curving, unbroken, to cradle her guitar. She's the image of unstudied elegance, natural, and despite the artist's thanks to Elizabeth Arden, soulfully organic. Judy Collins has been performing for 57 years in what she deems 'the second oldest profession.' Many of us came of age with her experimental, rallying lead. When the audience is invited to sing along they do so softly, sure of lyrics embedded in meaningful memories. Those of us who continue to show up year after year hear some of the same history---she was supposed to be a classical pianist, but opted for guitar and earned her chops in the folk world---and stories, like the night she awoke in Woodstock after an Albert Grossman party and sat on the floor secretly listening to Bobby (Dylan) work on 'Mr. Tambourine Man.' (more...)

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