Leonard Cohen reveals details of world tour

The veteran singer/songwriter will play eight UK dates

Legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen has revealed details of his world tour.

The jaunt, his first in 15 years, will include eight UK dates, four in Manchester, one in London, one in Edinburgh and the already confirmed slot at Glastonbury Festival on June 29, and a slot at The Big Chill festival on August 3.

The shows announced so far are:

Toronto Sony Centre For The Performing Arts (June 6/7)

Dublin IMMA (June 14/15)

Manchester Opera House (18-21)

Montreal Place des Arts (23-26)

Glastonbury Festival (29)

Oslo, Norway (July 1)

Helsingborg Open Air (3)

Copenhagen Rosenborg Castle (5)

Arhuus Radhus Parken (6)

Montreux Jazz Festival (8)

Lyon Festival (9)

Bruges Cactus (10)

Amsterdam Westerdam (12)

Edinburgh Castle (16)

London O2 Arena (17)

Lisbon Passeio Maritimo (19)

Benicassim Festival (20)

Nice Jazz Festival (22)

Lorrach Stimmen De Welt (25)

Lucca Summer Festival (27)

Athens Lykabettus Theatre (29)

Ledbury The Big Chill (August 3)

Istanbul Arena (5/6)

Prague Castle (10)

Budapest Sziget Festival (12)

Girona Cap Roig (14/15)

Vienna Opera House (28/29)

Ticket details will be announced shortly. More worldwide dates will continue to be announced in the coming weeks.

Cohen was inducted into the US Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame last night (March 10).