I'm Your Man Tour

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I'm Your Man Tour
Tour by Leonard Cohen
Associated albumI'm Your Man
Start dateApril 5, 1988
End dateNovember 16, 1988
No. of shows56 in Europe
25 in North America
81 in Total
Leonard Cohen concert chronology

The I'm Your Man Tour was a concert tour by Leonard Cohen, in support of his album I'm Your Man, released in 1988.


The I'm Your Man Tour consisted of two legs. The first shows of the tour were held in Germany after Cohen and his band went through a short promotional tour across Europe. The first leg of the tour consisted of 56 shows and ran from April to early July. Besides performing in Germany, concerts were held in Netherland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, France, England and Ireland. Countries were concerts were held also included Iceland and Greece. Leonard Cohen also performed at two festivals, the Roskilde Festival in Denmark and Kalvoeya Festival in Norway.

In July, Cohen and his band performed four concerts in the United States, two in New York City, one in Berkeley and one in Los Angeles.

The final leg of the tour begin in late September with concerts Canada, and would continue with shows being held in the United States as well. The final performance of the tour was held in New York City at the famous Beacon Theatre.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
April 5, 1988 Mainz Germany Rheingoldhalle
April 6, 1988 Stuttgart Kongresszentrum Liederhalle
April 7, 1988 Munich Munich Gasteig
April 9, 1988 Berlin Internationales Congress Centrum Berlin
April 10, 1988 Cologne Kölner Philharmonie
April 12, 1988 Mannheim Mannheimer Rosengarten
April 13, 1988 Hanover Hanover Congress Centrum
April 14, 1988 Hamburg Congress Centrum Hamburg
April 16, 1988 Antwerp Belgium Koningin Elisabethzaal
April 17, 1988
April 18, 1988 Amsterdam Netherlands Muziektheater
April 19, 1988
April 21, 1988 Aarhus Denmark Musikhuset Aarhus
April 22, 1988 Gothenburg Sweden Lisebergshallen
April 23, 1988 Copenhagen Denmark Falkoner Theatret
April 24, 1988[A] Lund Sweden Lund Olympen
April 26, 1988 Stockholm Stockholm Konserthuset
April 28, 1988 Helsinki Finland Helsingin Jäähalli
April 30, 1988 Stockholm Sweden Stockholm Concert Hall
May 1, 1988[A] Oslo Norway Oslo Concert Hall
May 3, 1988 Bergen Grieg Hall
May 4, 1988
May 6, 1988 Stavanger Kongeparken
May 7, 1988[A] Oslo Oslo Concert Hall
May 9, 1988 Madrid Spain Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad
May 10, 1988 Nuremberg Germany Meistersingerhalle
May 11, 1988 Vienna Austria Musikverein
May 15, 1988 Zürich Switzerland Kongresshaus
May 16, 1988
May 17, 1988 Milan Italy Teatro Orfeo
May 20, 1988 San Sebastián Spain Velódromo de Anoeta
May 21, 1988 Palma Auditòrium de Palma
May 22, 1988 Seville Auditirio Prado
May 23, 1988 Almeria Plaza Pueblo
May 24, 1988 Barcelona Palau dels Esports de Barcelona
May 27, 1988 Paris France Le Grand Rex
May 28, 1988
May 30, 1988 London England Royal Albert Hall
May 31, 1988
June 1, 1988
June 4, 1988[A] Dublin Ireland An Staidiam Náisiúnta
June 5, 1988 London England Royal Albert Hall
June 6, 1988
June 7, 1988 Lisbon Portugal Coliseu dos Recreios
June 11, 1988 Huesca Spain Palacio Municipal de Huesca
June 12, 1988 Bilbao Palacio Municipal de Deportes
June 14, 1988 Marseille France Le Dôme de Marseille
June 15, 1988 Venice Italy Teatro Goldoni
June 16, 1988 Rome Teatro Olimpico
June 19, 1988 Athens Greece Mount Lycabettus
June 20, 1988
June 24, 1988 Reykjavík Iceland Laugardalshöll
June 26, 1988[B] Bærum Norway Kalvøya
June 28, 1988 Bergen Nygårdsparken
June 30, 1988 Stockholm Sweden Kungliga Djurgården
July 2, 1988[C] Roskilde Denmark Roskilde Dyrskueplads
North America[2]
July 5, 1988 New York City United States The Ritz
July 6, 1988 Carnegie Hall
July 8, 1988 Berkeley Zellerbach Hall
July 11, 1988 Los Angeles Wiltern Theatre
October 23, 1988 Edmonton Canada Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
October 24, 1988 Calgary Jack Singer Concert Hall
October 26, 1988 Vancouver Queen Elizabeth Theatre
October 27, 1988 Seattle United States Paramount Theatre
October 28, 1988 Portland Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
October 29, 1988 San Francisco The Fillmore
October 30, 1988 Los Angeles Wiltern Theatre
October 31, 1988[D] Austin Zilker Park
November 1, 1988 Opry House
November 2, 1988 Atlanta Atlanta Civic Center
November 3, 1988 Washington Warner Theatre
November 4, 1988 Philadelphia Theatre of the Living Arts
November 6, 1988 Ann Arbor Michigan Theater
November 7, 1988 Chicago Park West
November 9, 1988 Toronto Canada Massey Hall
November 10, 1988
November 11, 1988 Ottawa Ottawa Convention Centre
November 12, 1988 Quebec City Theatre du Capitole
November 13, 1988 Montreal Théâtre Saint-Denis
November 14, 1988
November 15, 1988 Boston United States Wang Center for the Performing Arts
November 16, 1988 New York City Beacon Theatre
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A Cohen performed a Matinee and Evening show
B This concert was part of "Kalvøyafestivalen
C This concert was part of "Roskilde Festival
D This concert was part of "Austin City Limits Music Festival



North America[edit]

Live Recordings[edit]

Several shows (among others Austin, San Sebastian and Amerstdam) were professionally recorded. A selection of the recorded songs were later released on Cohen Live in 1994, a live album which consists of recording from the I'm Your Man Tour in 1988 and The Future World Tour in 1993.


  1. ^ "1988 - Europe". Leonard Cohen Files. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
  2. ^ "1988 - USA & Canada". Leonard Cohen Files. Retrieved December 19, 2012.

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