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Leonard Cohen Playing Chicago! Presale Begins Tomorrow

By Lizz Kannenberg in Arts & Entertainment on Feb 26, 2009 9:30PM

2009_02_leonard_cohen.jpg There is nothing we could say that's more awesome than the facts: The legendary Leonard Cohen is touring for the first time in 15 years, and he will be telling his incomparable stories for one night only in Chicago this spring. If the reviews are to be believed, this will be one incredible night of music and tale telling.

Cohen has spent the last five years in a monastery in the hills above LA, enjoying peaceful reflection on his life and career while his former business manager was stealing his life savings. Bad for Cohen, good for us - his financial situation was partially responsible for his decision to hit the road. Regardless of the impetus, we're incredibly excited about the chance to see this icon in person.

Leonard Cohen plays the Chicago Theatre, 175 N State, May 5, 8:00 p.m., $55.50-$253

Presale tickets available here from Friday, 2/27 at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, 2/28 at 10:00 p.m.