There are six so far...
Daniel Melia

10:21 11th March 2008

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Leonard Cohen has confirmed details of his much rumoured UK tour dates set for this summer.

He will play six dates this June including four shows in Manchester at the Operahouse with one a piece in Edinburgh and London.

The legendary crooner has already been announced as one of the headliners of this year’s Benicassim festival is Spain.

Cohen is also expected to play dates in North America throughout May as he prepares for the release of his new album which is expected before the end of 2008.

Details of when the tickets will go on sale are yet to be announced, keep checking back to Gigwise for more details.

The dates announced so far are:

Toronto, Sony Centre For Performing Arts – June 6/7
Dublin, IMMA – 14/15
Manchester, Opera House – 17-20
Montreal, Montreal Jazz Festival – 23-25
Glastonbury Festival – 29
Oslo, Norway – July 1
Helsingborg, Open Air – 3
Copenhagen, Rosenborg Castle – 5
Arhuus, Radhus Parken – 6
Montreux, Montreux Jazz Festival 8
Lyon, Festival – 9
Bruges, Cactus – 10
Amsterdam, Westerdam – 12
Edinburgh Castle – 16
London, O2 Arena – 17
Lisbon, Passeio Maritimo – 19
Beniccasim – 20
Nice, Jazz Festival – 22
Lorrach, Stimmen De Welt – 25
Lucca, Summer Festival – 27
Athens, Lykabettus Theatre - 29

CLICK HERE to see Leonard at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night. 

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