Signs Of Leonard Cohen: Belgium Ad For 2012 Amsterdam Concert – With Wrong Date

belgium_ads-0001-scaled1000Dominique BOILE offers this Belgium poster promoting Leonard Cohen Old Ideas World Tour Amsterdam Concerts on August 20 & 21, 2012 . As pointed out in a comment in the original posting by Peter Torbijn from The Netherlands, the actual concert dates are actually August 21 and 22. Note: Originally posted August 21, 2012 at, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Signs Of Leonard Cohen: You Want It Darker Poster – Hattiesburg, MS

At T-Bones Records & Cafe – Hattiesburg, MS

Signs Of Leonard Cohen: Ad For 1967 Mariposa Festival With Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Ritchie Havens…

ad-marked-scaled1000Founded in 1961, the Mariposa Folk Festival1 has been and continues to be, despite severe shifts in artistic direction, an ongoing annual showcase for folk singers.

Mariposa Folkfest to Roll,” an article published in the July 15, 1967 issue of Billboard announced that performers that year  would include “Buffy Sainte-Marie, Tom Rush, the Staple Singers, Bonnie Dobson, the Buddy Guy Blues Band from Chicago, Ritchie Havens, Louis Killen, the Lily Brothers and Tex Logan.” It is telling that also listed in the same paragraph was “Canadian poet Leonard Cohen.” [emphasis mine] Finally, the next and final paragraph mentioned “local folk artists Joni Mitchell, guitarist David Rae…” [emphasis mine]

Other Cohencentric posts, including photos of Leonard Cohen and others, about Mariposa can be found at

Note: Originally posted March 19, 2012 at, a predecessor of Cohencentric

  1. According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, “The name ‘Mariposa’ was taken from Stephen Leacock’s book Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, in which the ‘little town,’ a thinly disguised Orillia [Orilla, Ontario was the first site of the Festival], was called Mariposa.” []