Rhein Main Halle, Wiesbaden February 1985 concert poster
Original first printing concert poster advertising Canadian singer-songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen at the Rhein Main Halle in Wiesbaden [Germany] on Saturday, 2nd February, 1985, presented by Z-Concerts in cooperation with Sunrise Concertbüro. The concert in Wiesbaden was part of an extensive European tour in support of the Various Positions album, commencing at the Rosengarten in Mannheim on 31st January and ending with two shows at the Teatro Orfeo in Milan on 24th March, 1985. The band for the tour featured drummer Richard Crooks, bassist John Crowder, guitarists Ron Getman and Mitch Watkins, and keyboardist Anjani Thomas. Recorded at Quadrasonic Sound Studios in New York and produced by John Lissauer, Various Positions was released on 11th December, 1984 on the independent label Passport Records. Featuring the classics “Hallelujah” and “Dance Me to the End of Love”, Various Positions was Cohen’s seventh studio album and marked a turn to the modern sound and use of synthesizers.
The poster measures 59.4 x 83.9 cm and is printed on thin, matte-coated paper stock. In excellent unfolded and unmarked condition. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have concerning this item. Additional images of the poster available on request.