By DAVID BRINN
After weeks of speculation, beloved Canadian poet/singer Leonard Cohen's tentative concert date on September 24th at Ramat Gan Stadium was confirmed on Wednesday.
Promotor Marcel Avraham announced that Bank Discount had taken on sponsorship of the show and would be offering special discounts for clients. The confirmation comes despite calls among pro-Palestinian groups for Cohen to boycott Israel.
The 74-year-old Cohen, who is touring throughout the US and Europe this summer, is performing a three-hour career overview, including well-known standards like Halleujah and Suzanne.
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