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LEONARD COHEN WORLD TOUR 2009 ARRIVES AT NOKIA THEATRE L.A. LIVE IN LOS ANGELES ON APRIL 10TH, 2009

Feb 20, 2009
<h1 align=&#34;center&#34;>Tickets On Sale Monday, March 9<sup>th</sup> at 10:00 AM </h1> <p>February 20, 2009</p> <p>Angeles, CA) - As Leonard Cohen took to the historic Beacon Theatre stage Thursday in New York for his first U.S. performance in fifteen years, tour promoter AEG Live announced a run of North American concerts <u>including Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE </u><u>on Friday, April 10th, 2009</u>. </p> <p><strong><u>Tickets will go on sale Monday, March 9th at 10:00am</u></strong><strong> </strong>and<strong> </strong>can be purchased at all Ticketmaster locations, via Ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000, Ticketmaster Express at 866-448-7849 (automated only self service line) or online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are subject to applicable service charges and event time and date are subject to change. For additional ticket sale information, visit<strong> <a href=&#34;http://www.leonardcohen.com/&#34; target=&#34;_blank&#34;>www.LeonardCohen.com</a>.</strong> </p> <p>The North American tour comes fresh on the heels of Cohen's recent trek through Europe, Australia and New Zealand, where his performances earned more than 80 five-star reviews and which London's <em>Daily Telegraph</em> hailed &#34;an extraordinary night of music.&#34; The tour includes dates in New York, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles as well as a special sunset performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA. </p> <p>Mr. Cohen will be joined by a full band, including Sharon Robinson and the Webb Sisters - who have wowed crowds around the world with their rich and complementary background vocals - as well as Roscoe Beck (bass, vocals), Neil Larsen (keyboards & Hammond B3 accordion), Bob Metzger (electric, acoustic & pedal steel guitar), Javier Mas (bandurria, laud, archilaud, 12-string acoustic guitar),Rafael Gayol (drums, percussion) and Dino Soldo (sax, clarinet, dobro, keys). </p> <p>Additionally, on March 31, 2009, Columbia Records is set to release Leonard Cohen's <em>Live In London</em>, a musical chronicle of the legendary singer-songwriter-musician-poet's historic July, 17, 2008 concert at London's O2 arena.</p> <p><strong>Contact:</strong> <br /> <strong>For AEG Live: </strong>Scoop Marketing, 213-639-6160<br /> Hannah Kampf, <a href=&#34;mailto:[email protected]&#34;>[email protected]</a><br /> Eve Samuels, <a href=&#34;mailto:[email protected]&#34;>[email protected]</a></p> <p align=&#34;center&#34;>5750 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 501 Los Angeles, California 90036 P. (323) 930-5700 F. (323) 930-5752 </p>