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The Leonard Cohen Festival is Coming to San Francisco!

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The SF Leonard Cohen Festival is a multi-event 3 day celebration of the poetry, literature, and music of the late singer, songwriter, author, and poet. Many of you probably know that I’m a HUGE Leonard Cohen fan, so I am extremely excited not just for this festival, but for the fact that I get to perform in it!

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Here’s a little about each night and who is performing:

Night 1 – Cafe du Nord

Readings and recitations from Leonard’s body of work, as well as a few musical interludes.

This show is partially seated, 21+. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors 7pm – Show 8pm.

Bobby Coleman
Agneta Falk Hirschman
Jack Hirschman
Kim Shuck
Peter Dale Scott
Silvi Alcivar
Soheyl Dahi
Charith Premawardhana
Tongo Eisen-Martin
Stuart Schuffman aka Broke-Ass Stuart
John Avalos
Daryl Henline
Elaine Ryan
Peter Whitehead
Karlyn DeSteno
Smitty and Julija
José Lobo

Get tix to this night right here.

Night 2 – Swedish American Hall

Three bands pay tribute to the music of Leonard Cohen, culminating with the wild, soulful dance music of klezmer powerhouse, Kugelplex.

This show is fully seated, 21+. Doors 7pm – Show 8pm

Ali & The Thieves (Leonard Cohen Koans)
Conspiracy of Beards
Kugelplex

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Night 3 – Swedish American Hall

16 artists/bands pay tribute to the lyrical and musical palette Leonard Cohen created.

This show is partially seated, 21+. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors 7pm – Show 8pm

Bob Reed w/Paula Frazer, Meryl Press, Patrick Main
Cello Joe
Conspiracy of Beards
Dona Francisca
Devotionals
FEVRMOON
Gabby La La & Lila Nelson
Graham Patzner
Heather Normandale
Honey of the Heart
Jealous Zelig
Little Arcs
Madeline Tasquin & Sarabande
Majo
Quinn DeVeaux
We Are The West
Wolf & Crow

Get tix to this night right here.

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