Leonard Cohen for A Day At Hop Farm 2012

It'll be his only UK show this year...

Photographer:Jason Downes

Chris Eustace - 11 April 2012

A spin-off of Hop Farm Festival, the one-day event will be held on Saturday 8 September, and will take place at its' parent festival's usual site at Hop Farm Country Park, Paddock Wood, Kent.

Cohen will perform classic songs, as well as new tracks from his latest album, 'Old Ideas'. With room for 10,000 attendees, the event will have a full support bill.

Hop Farm organiser Vince Power said: "To get the opportunity to bring Leonard Cohen to the UK for his only appearance this year is a fantastic and humbling achievement. He is one of the undisputed forefathers of modern folk music and has honed his craft for nearly half a century. We are delighted he's decided to perform for us for what will be a truly memorable experience."

Tickets will be priced at £65 for standing, and £85 for seated tickets. Tickets will go on sale from Friday 13th April 2012.

Check back on Friday morning for A Day At Hop Farm ticket links.

Hop Farm Festival 2012, meanwhile, will be headlined by Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel and Suede, and take place on 29 June - 1 July.

Damien Rice will also make his sole UK festival appearance of the year at the event, while Primal Scream, My Morning Jacket and Maximo Park are among the other acts set to play.

Hop Farm Festival tickets are on sale now, with the first 10,000 weekend tickets priced at £150.

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