Photo gallery – 12,000 fans packed the Halifax Metro Centre to hear Leonard Cohen sing about love, sex, death and God for 4 hours

By Stephen Pate – A rapt capacity audience of 12,000 fans packed the Halifax Metro Centre on Saturday April 13th, 2013 for Canadian singer/poet Leonard Cohen’s “Old Ideas World Tour”.

The audience thrilled to hear old Leonard Cohen favorites about love, sex, depression, death and God for 4 hours.

To show his vigor, Cohen danced and pranced on and off the stage for a concert that had 3 encores.

Cohen, 78 years old, said he hoped it was not his last visit to Halifax.

A gallery of concert photographs follows on the next page.

Cohen is on a world tour that takes him to St. John, Winnipeg, Regina before he crosses the Atlantic for Paris, London and other European cities.

We will have a full concert review on Monday.

Leonard Cohen’s music and books are available from

All photographs courtesy of Brian Sørensen under a Creative Commons license, some rights reserved.