Monday, March 2, 2009

Leonard Cohen



This man....this man is touring. And I won't get to see him. I love a live music show..we go to a lot of them. A variety of different genres, too. But, oh my god...this is the one that could make me swoon. Just a few weeks ago..I re watched I'm Your Man again and fantasized about seeing him live. W (my husband) assured me that we would see him if he ever chose to tour again. I laughed at the silly boy and told him I thought it wasn't likely to happen.

W came home Friday night with a clipping about the tour.. A (our daughter) emailed me from Edinburgh about the tour...Yes! Boston.. at the Wang..on our Anniversary! Tickets went on sale this morning...and promptly, I mean promptly sold out. I tried online..I tried by phone..I tried, and I cried.

I am hoping they add another date. Please, please, please. I can't believe L. Cohen will be in Boston and I won't be able to see him. He is 74 years old and this is his first tour in 15 years. Did you see him recite Tower of Song when he was inducted , finally, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? I want to see him. stomp , stomp. Stomp.

If you haven't seen I'm Your Man then I suggest you watch it. You are in for a treat. A sublime musical and documentary experience awaits you.

2 comments:

  1. .... This makes me sad. But don't give up hope just yet, Mum! Ace Tickets may be your salvation. After all, I'm still going to Jackson Browne on April 3rd

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  2. I immediately went to American Express to see if they had any tickets left(no, I didn't win on Friday night...maybe Tuesday), but alas, I am not a Gold Card member. Even so, I don't think they had any tickets. Now, if you wanted to go to Chicago....

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