Leonard Cohen Will Play UK Show in September

Legendary singer will play one show at Hop Farm.

Paul Tamburroby Paul Tamburro

Legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen is set to perform just once in the UK this year as part of his 2012 world tour, and it has been revealed that the outdoor venue will be at Hop Farm, the setting for The Hop Farm Festival that takes place each June. The date for the one-off gig will be September 8th, 2012.

Cohen will be performing an extensive three-hour set which will include a variety of classics and fan favourites, including tracks taken from his latest No.1 album Old Ideas. A statement concerning the tour on Cohen's official website reads: "To the delight of his legions of fans, the magnetic and inimitable Leonard Cohen returns to the scene with the most emotive, poignant and legendary concerts yet."

Tickets will go on sale April 13th and the full list of his European tour dates is available below, with the North American leg of the tour to be announced soon: 

12 Aug Ghent St Peters Square
14 Aug Ghent St Peters Square
25 Aug Copenhagen Rosenborg Castle
26 Aug Aalborg Molleparken
28 Aug Bergen Bergenhus Festning-Koengen
31 Aug Gothenberg Tradgardsforeningen
2 Sep Helsinki Sonera Stadium
5 Sep Berlin Wuhlheide
6 Sep Monchongladbach Hockey Field
11 Sep Dublin Imma
12 Sep Dublin Imma
25 Sep Verona Verona Arena
28 Sep Paris Olympia
29 Sep Paris Olympia
30 Sep Paris Olympia
3 Oct Barcelona St Jordi
5 Oct Madrid Palais Desportes
7 Oct Lisbon Pavilhao Atlantico