5 weekend events in and around Vancouver
Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five events happening in and around the Vancouver area. Tower of Song is a creative tribute to the work of music icon Leonard Cohen, featuring Juno award-nominees Oliver Swain and Glenna Garramone. The pair will play rare and classical selections from Cohen's catalogue and will feature banjo, string bass, piano and guitar. The Canadian Art ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 3:19 pm
Grammy-winning songwriter and longtime
(MENAFN - InvestorIdea) Grammy-winning songwriter and longtime Leonard Cohen creative collaborator Sharon Robinson releases second solo record Caffeine April 7 2015 (w...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 4:58 am
Leonard Cohen tribute set for Centennial
Oliver Swain and Glenna Garramone perform the music of Leonard Cohen at Centennial Theatre on April 10. Glenna Garramone’s relationship with the world of music is an extensive one.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 12:14 pm
Alanis Morissette and Leonard Cohen enjoy
Although they only took one award between them, Alanis Morissette and Leonard Cohen turned out to be the big winners at this year's Juno Awards. Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Morissette saw a 142 per cent increase in downloads of her 20-year-old single "You Oughta Know" and a 130 per cent jump in sales for her 1995 album "Jagged Little Pill," according to numbers provided to The Canadian ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 4:18 am
Leonard Cohen to Release Can't Forget: A
Leonard Cohen has announced Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour , a live album culled from his tour in support of 2012's Old Ideas . That's the cover above, and you can check out the tracklist below. It'll be out May 12 via Legacy . The album includes "Never Gave Nobody Trouble" and "Got a Little Secret", songs Cohen has never released before, as well as a covers of George Jones' "Choices ...
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 9:15 am
Tales from a Hamiltonian in Montreal
It is no wonder that such a city spawned the likes of singer and songwriter, Leonard Cohen. If you feel isolated, what is there to prevent you from stepping out onto the crowded streets or stopping at a café at brunch to listen to piano and saxophone ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:13 pm
Rant ‘N’ Roll: Ironoclasts On Parade
They’re right up there with Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen. That’s why it was a rare thrill to see them both on the same stage on the same night one after another. Fagen, especially, is a worthy curmudgeon of troll-under-the-bridge proportions crossed ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:05 am
Calgary native Nadia Kazmi offers style and
She has, after all, released an album of her own interpretations of Leonard Cohen material, 2010’s Strange Song. Granted, they were much rockier than Lenny’s originals, but you certainly couldn’t argue that they were true to the spirit of the great ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Jeff Buckley: 21 Years of 'Grace'
It was the beginning of his "proper" recording career for prestigious label Columbia Records, who had such high hopes that they envisaged a musical bloodline that connected Buckley with Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:00 pm
Writer Of The Week: Noah Gundersen
We chat with the Seattle-based writer about his very first song, the difficulties of co-writing, and what makes Leonard Cohen so great. No, not really. I probably I should sometimes, but I think there’s something in my brain wiring that allows me to not ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 7:11 am